Intercultural Studies MPhil/PhD


Research areas:

  • Comparative literature; literary theory
  • Film studies, especially European and American cinema; film theory
  • Gender studies, including interdisciplinary, historical and literary aspects
  • Translation studies: history and theory of translation; literary translation.

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Entry requirements

A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

English level expected: Good

Application

Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.

Fees

  • UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
  • UK/EU Part-time: £2,250
  • Overseas Full-time: £16,200
  • Overseas Part-time: £8,250

Scholarships available for this department

Wolfson Scholarships

The intention is that Wolfson Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential to make an impact on their chosen field. Wolfson Scholarships will be awarded solely on academic merit. Ideally the successful students would aspire to an academic career.

Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website


Career

Recent graduates of our MPhil/PhD programmes have found employment in academia as lecturers and postdoctoral researchers in UK universities including Cambridge, UCL and St Andrews, as well as overseas at Hong Kong Baptist University.



Next steps

Contact

Administrator

Ms Patrizia Oliver

T: +44 (0)20 7679 7024

Department

Centre for Multi-disciplinary & Intercultural Inquiry

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