The School of Modern Languages offers specialist research supervision for MPhil and PhD degrees (both full-time and part-time) across the full range of its constituent disciplines. As a PhD student in the School, you will be joining a growing and supportive community of academic staff and students and will have access to study facilities and training opportunities which are amongst the best in the sector.
We have specialists working in a variety of areas, from the Medieval Renaissance and Early Modern periods to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including literary studies, cinema, postcolonial studies, linguistics, translation studies and gender studies.
We welcome applications for the degrees of M.Phil. and PhD and opportunities for collaboration in any of the areas set out above. We also have a strong record in comparative and interdisciplinary supervision and research. Please see our list of Completed PhD Theses for examples of past projects.
For further information on staff research interests and publications, and information on areas where staff can offer MPhil and PhD supervision, please consult our staff profiles.