Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge, while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.
With guidance from our expert supervisors, you will carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. Broadly speaking the area covered by ULIP’s expertise is the study of the Paris history and culture, transnational and postcolonial literature, modern French and comparative literature, French and colonial history since the 1880s, and translation studies.
This University of London Institute in Paris degree from School of Advanced Study, University of London is managed in partnership with the School of Advanced Study and the University of London Institute in Paris. Students are registered at the School of Advanced Study (SAS) as SAS students, but will undertake study on-campus in Paris at the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP) with supervision delivered by ULIP.
The University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP)
The University of London Institute in Paris is the UK's leading institute in France and offers outstanding courses in French Studies, International Relations and Law.
The Institute is a central academic body of the University of London, one of the oldest, largest and most diverse universities in the UK. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education.
The federal University comprises 17 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation, together with a number of prestigious central academic bodies and activities, including Senate House Library and the Careers Group.
120,000 students are currently studying at the University of London, with a further 50,000 students in 180 countries studying by distance learning with the University of London Worldwide.
Programme StructureThe University of London Institute in Paris offers doctoral research supervision in the following broad areas:
- Paris history and culture
- Transnational and postcolonial literature
- Modern French and comparative literature
- French and colonial history since the 1880s
- Translation studies.
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Before submitting an application you are advised to contact a member of academic staff who has interests in your proposed field of study to discuss your proposal.
- Before agreeing to accept you, the School will require you to submit a research proposal, so it is worthwhile having this drafted ahead of a formal application.
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
National6130 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6130 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: £3600
- EU/International: £9300
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