Italian Studies (MPhil), PhD

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library.

There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Completed PhD theses

PhD dissertations in Italian Studies successfully completed in the School of Modern Languages include: (2013) Gerwyn Owen: ‘The Jew as Dangerous Other in Early Italian Cinema, 1910–1914’. Co-supervised with Prof Nathan Abrams (SCSM).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research Areas

Our academic staff in Italian Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on a wide variety of topics, a selection of which are listed below:

  • 20th- and 21st-century Italian fiction
  • Postmodernism
  • Memory and history in contemporary fiction
  • Representation of space and the image of the city in Italian fiction
  • Representations of childhood

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

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Academic Requirements

A good honours degree with the ability to pursue research in a chosen field.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12250 International

Funding

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