De Montfort University

De Montfort University

English Literature

The English department is characterised by a broad range of research interests from the medieval to the contemporary periods; there are 2 research centres, the well established centre for textual studies (CTS) and the newly established centre for adaptations; several major research projects are currently underway: modernist magazines project (AHRC funded); wolf project (Leverhulme funded); browning project (AHRC funded).

Entry requirements

For the MPhil: at least an Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a British university or equivalent academic or professional qualifications; international qualifications may also be acceptable; for direct entry to the PhD: UK Master's degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area, which should have been awarded within 5 years prior to application, including a component dealing with research methods; an equivalent academic or professional qualification, including international qualifications, may be acceptable.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time - 1 years
MPhil Variable - 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time - 2 years
PhD Variable - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

Key information

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Telephone number: 
0116 250 6199