English Literature (PhD)

Cardiff University the United Kingdom

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The award
PhD

How long you will study
3 - 5 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
January, April, July, October

International course fees
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All study options

About English Literature at Cardiff University

Our reputation for cutting-edge research in literary studies, bibliographical scholarship, cultural history and critical theory is sustained by our strong commitment to innovation and interdisciplinary work.

We focus on the critical articulation of texts across a broad range of periods, genres and themes, and with reference to many cultural forms. We have notable expertise in editorial and digital humanities research. PhD applications are welcome in all areas of our specialism

Periods
Our research covers all periods of literature, from Old English and Norse to Contemporary experimental:

  • Arthurian and medieval literature (Old and Middle English; Old Norse)
  • Shakespeare and Renaissance studies
  • Seventeenth-century studies
  • Eighteenth-century and Romantic literature
  • Nineteenth-century and Victorian literature
  • Twentieth-century and contemporary literature

Genres
We undertake research across all genres, from fiction to poetry and drama:

  • Contemporary fiction
  • Creative writing
  • Crime fiction
  • Drama, film and music
  • Historical fiction
  • Poetry and Poetics

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study3 - 5 years
    Course startsJanuary, April, July, OctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMPhilHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsJanuary, April, July, OctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

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