University of Kent

University of Kent

German and Comparative Literature

Research areas include: Austrian studies; post-idealist philosophy and the German lyric tradition; naturalism; modernism and 20th-century literature, especially Rilke, Kafka, Mann, W G Sebald and Jean Ame�ry; Beckett; Proust; the European avant-garde; modernism and postmodernism; cross-cultural transmission; translation theory; literary theory and aesthetics; Jewish writing; literature and fundamentalism.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent, and the appropriate language skills.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years
PhD Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

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