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Welsh Literature (Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg) PhD

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About This Course

It it is entirely possible to study with us through the medium of English or Welsh.

Our PhD programmes are usually 3 years of full time study with a 60,000 to 100,000 word thesis being submitted at the end of the third year.Recent PhD’s have been completed in fields covering the whole range of Welsh-language literature, from the early Middle Ages to the work of living authors, on fields as diverse as popular culture, feminist studies and the editing of eighteenth-century Interludes. Welsh-language research is of coruse not limited to the geography of Great Britain, and Bangor has produced much important research into the literature of the Welsh-speaking Americas.

Graduate Student Exchange: Harvard University

Bangor University’s School of Welsh runs an exchange programme with Harvard University’s Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, enabling students from each institution to spend a semester studying at the other. Harvard is recognised as one of the leading educational establishments in the world, and in addition to world-leading research facilities in most areas of the Humanities, its libraries contain outstanding collections of Welsh and Welsh-language materials.

Programme Length

PhD: 2 to 3 years full-time or 5 to 6 years part-time.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

Bangor University

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  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 9 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    176 90%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.79 96%


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