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The award
MPhil, PhD

How long you will study
2 - 7 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 4500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 12000 per year

All study options

About English at City, University of London

The PhD English programme provides you with academic and professional opportunities to develop as an independent, creative and original scholar who is capable of contributing to knowledge and research at the forefront of the discipline. You will work closely with a supervisory team, whose areas of expertise align with your chosen topic of research. You will benefit from working in a vibrant research environment that provides access to resources and development opportunities such as research seminars, lecture series, visiting scholars and speakers, peer interaction and support, and London’s outstanding research and cultural facilities.

The PhD English aims:

To support students to develop as independent, creative and original scholars who are capable of contributing to discipline-specific knowledge and research

To enable students to take responsibility for their own learning and research output

To provide students with access to resources and development opportunities in a vibrant research environment

To produce scholars who are able to support, collaborate with and lead colleagues using a range of teaching, communication and networking skills to influence scholarly practice in the discipline

To enable students to think critically about literary scholarship to produce innovative research and create new knowledge.

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 awardMPhil, PhDHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study2 - 7 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 4500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 12000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £2,250 per year

£6,000 per year.

Entry requirements

If your first language is not English, you will be expected to demonstrate Level 7.5 proficiency in the IELTS English language test. TOEFL and Cambridge Advanced/ Preliminary tests are not accepted.

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