University of Bolton

University of Bolton

English Specialisms

The course is for English graduates, currently without a masters degree or equivalent postgraduate experience, who want to develop their knowledge of a specific area of English studies to a high level of academic achievement; particular areas of expertise in the department are the work of Virginia Woolf, women's writing in the 19th and 20th centuries, Modernism, children's literature, and literary and cultural theory.

Entry requirements

A BA (Hons) degree at Class 2.1 or higher; English language requirement for international students: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent from an accredited centre; entry is dependent upon the availability of a member of staff with expertise in the area chosen.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
MPhil Full-time - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bolton Bolton BL3 5AB North West

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Telephone number: 
01204 903903