PhD in English Literature – University of Portsmouth

  • Literature
  • £4,260
  • Per Year
  • EEA
  • 3-4 years
  • On campus

The Centre for Studies in Literature was founded in 2009 at the University of Portsmouth. The department is full of qualified academic staff who is well aware of early modern English as well as twentieth and twenty-first century British and American English.

Students can undertake the programme on a full-time or part-time basis under the guidance of researchers who will offer you a vibrant research environment. Students will get support from renowned researchers all the time during the programme. Students are prepared to conduct research well so that they can present their work at international conferences and eminent journals.


The programme will enable students to promote academic research and innovation in literature. Research is organised under the following three clusters: Body Politics; Time, Space and Environment; Culture, Community and Heritage. Research projects and groups include: Celebrities, Fans and Muses: Mapping Cultural Influences, South Coast Eighteenth Century and Romantic Research Group (SCERRG), Cultures of Commemoration.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

  • University Name :

    University of Portsmouth

    Course Started On :

    January - June, July - December

    Course Type :

    Part-time, Full-time

    Course Fee :


    Course Sem/Year Type :

    Per Year

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  • Course Location :


    Course Language :


    Type Of Education :

    On campus

    Duration :

    3-4 years

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  • Entry requirements

    A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. All applicants are subject to face-to-face or telephone interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7 with no component score below 6.5

  • Work Experience

    Two to Three Year of Requirement