On completion many English postgraduates go (or return) to jobs as teachers or librarians, continue their research, or go to academic jobs. The English and American Studies program is offered by The University of Manchester.
Career paths are extremely varied, however, as other English postgraduates go on or return to careers in law, publishing, retailing, and a range of other fields.
Coursework and assessment
- PhD students have regular one-to-one meetings with a specialist supervisor and twice yearly meetings with a research panel.
Programme unit details
- Specific areas of international research excellence include Old and Middle English, Renaissance Literature, Romanticism, Victorian Literature and Culture, Contemporary Literature, Modern Irish and Scottish Studies, American Studies, Post-colonial and world-literatures and Cultural Theory.
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies American Studies View 5 other PhDs in American Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Academic entry qualification overview
- Successful completion of a Masters course with an overall classification of Merit or higher, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training, is a prerequisite for entry to a PhD.
- English language
International19500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Manchester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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