Join our supportive interdisciplinary environment, where we conduct and share world-leading research.
Our PhD programmes can be undertaken full-time or part-time, starting in January, April, July and October. The exception is our PhD in Applied Linguistics (Lexical Studies), which is available only part-time and begins in October.
We offer postgraduate research opportunities in:
- PhD in Creative and Critical Writing
- PhD or MPhil in Critical and Cultural Theory
- PhD or MPhil in English Literature
- PhD or MPhil in Language and Communication
- PhD or MPhil in Philosophy
Students are supervised by researchers who are world leaders in their fields and enjoy the benefits of joining a prestigious, well-supported and dynamic research environment with excellent facilities.
Postgraduate researchers become key members of a supportive and intellectually vibrant community. Our numerous reading groups, research seminars, workshops and conferences (many of them organised by postgraduate researchers) provide exciting platforms for showcasing new concepts, interrogating problems and trying out ideas.
Full details on our MPhil and PhD programmes, including possible career paths, are available in course finder.