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Portuguese and Lusophone Studies PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

We offer PhD supervision in a wide range of disciplines within the area of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies, with staff expertise which spans literary and cultural studies, visual culture and history related to Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa.

Our research areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Literature and culture in Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa from the nineteenth-century to the present day
  • Political and intellectual history of Portugal and Lusophone Africa
  • History of Brazil (especially slavery)
  • Culture and visual culture of Lusophone Africa and the Portuguese diaspora (cinema, popular culture)

Graduate destinations

Many of our postgraduates have chosen academic careers and are currently in full-time posts in the UK. Others have moved into the civil service, the cultural industries, the media, publishing, teaching or translation.

The research training all our postgraduates follow equips them with a range of key transferable skills, such as analytical thinking, time management, and presentation and research skills.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,000per 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 Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 49 12

    19th out of 105 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    141 72%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    6th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    31st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    132 68%

    32nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    9th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    82nd

    37

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