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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

Expertise covers periods from the medieval to the contemporary, with specific strengths in: Dante, medieval literature, renaissance culture with a specific focus on the visual arts and the history of ideas, romanticism, the political and cultural history of modern Italy, Italian Jewish history, language study and linguistics, twentieth-century avant-gardes, Mafia, contemporary literature and graphic novels.

Careers

Students completing their doctorates in Italian Studies have followed a variety of different career paths, both within and outside academia. Career destinations include: research fellowships (British Academy Fellowship), posts in secondary (UK, Italy) and in higher education (Manchester, Reading, UCL, London SAS), publishing and journalism, librarianship, and an internship at Christie's.

Employability

The department supports doctoral students in developing a range of skills that are invaluable not only to careers in academia, but in numerous other fields where PhD holders are prized for their skills in communication, critical analysis, management of projects and deadlines, and intercultural mediation. Recent doctoral students have gone on to work in universities and schools, in libraries, museums and archives, in NGOs and in broadcasting and film industries.

Application deadline

30/7/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 22,230per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 23 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    174 80%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    14th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    19th

    5

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