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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The Department of English has an outstanding international reputation. Students benefit from strong research-led teaching covering a wide range of literary and linguistic and applied linguistic fields which equips students with the critical and communication skills and the capacity for adaptable intelligence which are in demand in all areas of modern life.

Our world-leading expertise in English and related literature spans all periods from medieval to contemporary. We also have expertise in many aspects of language study including sociolinguistics, pragmatics, stylistics, philosophy of language, discourse analysis and applied linguistics. Our creative writing degrees are supervised by published and award winning writers with particular expertise in critical and creative writing, especially in the area of poetry and/or poetics, and international poetics in translation.

We particularly welcome research proposals that match those of our researchers; see list of individual potential supervisors below. Researchers in the department are currently involved in the following collaborative interdisciplinary research projects:

Citizens of Everywhere
Dissenting Experience
Envisioning the Indian City
Travel, Transculturality, and Identity in England, c. 1550-1700 (TIDE)
Variation and Style in Liverpool English.

Research themes

The following Research Clusters are established in the department:

Textual Criticism
Contemporary Literatures
Religion and Literature
Shakespeare and Renaissance
Literature, Science and Environment
Creative Writing
Language Variation
Language and Culture.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,650per year

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 106 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    134 65%

    32nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    81st

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