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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Research overview

This course allows you to develop original research into literature and language, from the medieval period to the present day, guided by our expert staff.

Our friendly research community will encourage you to develop your skills and expand your thinking. You will also develop key transferable and research specific skills.

We offer a diverse range of expertise, spanning from the Old English period to contemporary writing. Recent student research has included 'Language and LGBT identity', 'Danelaw Boundaries: the place-name evidence in context', and 'The influence of William Blake on the mysticism of Irish modernist writers'.

Graduate destinations

This course will develop key transferable skills, including: analysis and problem-solving; independent research; information gathering and data management; construction of logical and persuasive arguments.

As a result, our graduates enter a wide range of careers, including: lecturing, teaching and academic research; specialist archive, librarian, heritage and museum work; journalism, publishing and research; marketing; local and central government; social policy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 100 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    146 72%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    8th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    80th

    4

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