Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

European Languages

French: Historical linguistics; early modern literature and ideas; modern literature; cinema; Anglo-Norman; historical linguistics; Romance linguistics. German: Sociolinguistics, especially language attitudes, relationship between standard and non-standard varieties, language awareness, language in education, 20th century literature and ideas. Spanish: Stylistic comparison of 19th-century Spanish novels, North African comparative colonial literature; cosmopolitanism, geoplotics, landscape, science in Latin American literature and film.

Entry requirements

Master's degree in a relevant subject area.

Assessment methods

Doctoral thesis and a viva-voce examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 24 months
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

Key information

Department of Modern Languages