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Italian Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Edgbaston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

By undertaking research in Italian studies at Birmingham, you will be joining a vibrant and diverse postgraduate community that is firmly anchored within the world-leading Department of Modern Languages. Researchers have the opportunity to explore how the study of languages, discourses, and cultures challenges how we understand and experience the world. Research interests range from Medieval to Contemporary Italy and include expertise in literary studies, history of art, translation studies, sexuality and gender studies, and cultural studies. Your degree will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law. Our Modern Languages postgraduates develop excellent communication skills, cultural awareness and foreign language skills - all highly sought after by employers at home or abroad. Postgraduates in Modern Languages also have a range of transferable skills including the ability to gather and interpret information, organisational skills and the ability to work well with others.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,880per year

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 23 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    153 70%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    20th

    2

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