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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Research interests in French Studies cover all areas of French literature, culture and history, including Medieval studies, sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century studies, French theatre, French cinema, travel literature, francophone postcolonial studies (including French language representations of India), modern and contemporary France, and sociolinguistics.

Overview

Supervision is offered on most areas of French literature, culture and language. Library resources are excellent in these areas. PhDs submitted and awarded recently include:

• Family Feuds and the (Re)writing of Universal History: The 'Chronique dite de Baudouin d'Avesnes' (1278–84)

• Competing Colonial Discourses in India: French and English Language Representations of the Indian Uprisings (1857–59)

• After the End of Travel: Twentieth-Century French Travel Literatures and Theories

• Victim or Goddess: The Representation of the Indian Woman in Literature in French 1744–1930.

Research groups

Research Groups and Centres

  • Migrations and Identities
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Postcolonialisms
  • Beyond the Text
  • Histories and Memories

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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

    27th out of 49 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    135 62%

    30th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    40th

    7

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