University of Reading

University of Reading

Italian Studies

Areas of special interest are: Dante studies; medieval intellectual history; medieval literature and culture; medieval ecclesiology; Renaissance literary culture and performing arts; intellectual history of the Renaissance; cultural institutions of the Renaissance; women's writing; history of Italian language; Italian socio-linguistics and dialectology; migration and minority studies; modern Italian literature and culture; Italian history; history of the church; women's history and women's studies; Italian cinema and history of the Italian cinema industry; modern Italian literature and culture; history of the Avant-garde; translation and transnational studies; history of the Italian publishing industry; modern Italian literature and culture; women's writing; Italian history; political and social history of Italy (1800-present); history of the mafia. Please see our website for further course information: https://www.reading.ac.uk/modern-languages-and-european-studies/phd-prog...

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Students should have a 2.1 degree or above (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework essays (each of about 5000 words) and a dissertation on an approved topic (20,000 words).

Sponsorship information

Candidates may apply for Arts and Humanities Research Board studentship.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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