Why choose this English Language and Literature (Postgraduate Research) students at the University of Wolverhampton?
The School of Humanities offers a vibrant environment for MPhil/PhD students, who will have the opportunity to work with enthusiastic, experienced and internationally renowned members of staff. The English team has a well-established and proven track record of research, and research supervision in literature, language, and creative writing, covering areas from medieval drama to 21st-Century fiction.
Postgraduate research students are encouraged to present their research to University academics and fellow PhD students through hosting research seminars, which play a key role in the development of your project and academic skills. You will be given the opportunity to develop your research skills through participation in training events organised by the Faculty of Arts and the University’s Doctoral College.
Potential Career Paths
Successful completion of your PhD opens up a range of career opportunities and demonstrates your proven skills as a researcher. In Linguistics, having a PhD is now an essential element for those looking to develop a career in lecturing or research within higher education. A PhD will also assist in accessing research opportunities within government, commercial and international organisations. As well as demonstration of your research skills, a PhD shows your extensive knowledge of a particular field demonstrated in a rigorous manner, which is attractive to employers.
Programme StructureThe MPhil/PhD programme in the School has the following milestones:
- Stage 1: Registration
- Stage 2: Progression
- Stage 3: Examination
- 48 months
- 96 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Variable start date
DisciplinesLiterature Teaching Linguistics View 82 other PhDs in Linguistics in United Kingdom
Applicants for a research degree shall normally hold either:
- a first or upper second class honours degree, or
- a master’s degree, or
- evidence of prior practice or learning that is accepted by the Dean of Research.
International13645 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13645 GBP per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 48 months.
- Home/EU - 2204 GBP per year.
- International - 6823 GBP per year.
Living costs for Wolverhampton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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