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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR, JUL, OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Based within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, academic staff in Humanities are active researchers, working within and across the disciplinary boundaries of English, publishing, and art history and visual culture.

Humanities has two main disciplinary areas that share the values traditionally constituting humanities studies: English with specialisms, and art history and visual culture with specialisms. Humanities also houses a Centre for Doctorial Training: Feminism, Sexual Politics and Visual Culture.

In a period of instability and rapid change characterising the early 21st century, we seek to find new ways of connecting humanities research with the problems facing society while affirming shared human experiences. We favour interdisciplinary research projects that reach across the units in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, and we also collaborate with research units in other schools.

You will have full access to a range of outstanding learning and teaching facilities, including dedicated social and informal study areas, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and a variety of offices and teaching rooms for seminars and small group activities.

You will be supported by expert staff with a diverse range of research interests and experience.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,100per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    141 69%

    26th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    1st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    18th

    12

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