Cardiff University

Cardiff University

English Literature

Research areas include: old English and old Norse studies; Robin Hood studies; Chaucer and medieval literature; Shakespeare and Renaissance literature; literature and culture of the long eighteenth century; the Gothic; Romanticism; Jane Austen; Victorian literature; twentieth century and contemporary literature; postcolonial literature; African American literature; Irish literature; Welsh literature written in English; women's writing; literature, gender and sexuality; literature and slavery; crime fiction; literature and law; literature and visual cultures; editing and adaptation; the history of the book.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent is required in English literature and humanities; applicants should also provide a research Proposal, of approximately 1000 words and 1 piece of written work (4000 words maximum) or 2 shorter pieces (each no more than 2000 words).

Sponsorship information

AHRC; departmental studentships; ESRC; ongoing projects within the Editiorial and Intertextual Research Centre are funded by the AHRC ot the British Academy.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,602 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 70084