A PhD in English will help you to develop research skills that support professional practice, research and/or academic careers. You will work closely with a team of specialist academics in your chosen field, and receive excellent support tailored to your individual needs.
A PhD enables you to follow a programme of self-directed, independent study, supported by experienced supervisors who are experts in their area. You will also be supported by the wider research community in the Faculty and you will have regular opportunities to attend research seminars, conferences and symposia.
The School of English supervises doctoral work in a range of areas within English Studies, primarily: