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French and Comparative Literature - PhD

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Canterbury Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

A PhD in French and Comparative Literature enables you to undertake a substantial piece of supervised research that makes an original contribution to knowledge and is worthy of publication.

Overview

A PhD, also known as a doctorate, is a requirement for a career as an academic or researcher. It is also a qualification valued by many employers who recognise that a PhD indicates excellent research capabilities, discipline and communication skills.

Postgraduate resources

The Templeman Library has excellent holdings in all our areas of research interest, with particular strengths in modern European literature. The School of European Culture and Languages provides high-quality IT facilities, dedicated technical staff and designated areas for postgraduate study. Language-learning and translation facilities include eight all-purpose teaching rooms and two networked multimedia laboratories.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,400per 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 Kent

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

A range of scholarships for international students, including GREAT Scholarships for students from China, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Kenya and Thailand.
Kent offers globally recognised degrees, and has a diverse student community representing over 159 nationalities.
Kent provides excellent support for international students, including English language training and academic study support.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 17

    25th out of 49 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 58%

    45th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67.0 67%

    30th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    34
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    137 64%

    29th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    40th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    4th

    6

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