Celtic Studies (Astudiaethau Celtaidd) (PhD/MPhil), Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    5085
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 ,
The 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 and feminist studies.

About

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

An MPhil allows for one full academic year of research, leading to a dissertation of up to 30,000 words. You are free to pursue your own course of research, decided upon in consultation with your academic advisor, who will supervise your work. We also offer an MPhil in Creative Writing that gives the student the opportunity to submit their own creative work towards their postgraduate degree.

The 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. The Celtic Studies are offered at Bangor University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 60 months

      4-5 years part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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.

Duration

PhD: 2 to 3 years full-time or 5 to 6 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time or 4-5 years part-time.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 5085 EU/EEA

Funding

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