University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Modern Languages

Candidates for the PhD undertake at least 3 years of study and submit a thesis of not more than 80,000 words. The possibility exists for doctoral theses to be submitted in either English or the language of study. PhD subjects include: Cultural identity studies; French studies; German studies; Italian studies; mediaeval studies; modern Hispanic literature; Russian studies; Spanish, and Latin American studies.

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree or equivalent. Overseas applicants whose 1st language is not English must, in addition, provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (e.g. satisfactory British Council IELTS score or TOEFL score).

Course modules

There are no compulsory modules during our PhD programme.

Assessment methods

Candidates produce a thesis of 80,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary; school PhD funding.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
DLang Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
DLang Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
DLang Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
DLang Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
DLang Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
DLang Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
DLang Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
DLang Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
DLang Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
DLang Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
DLang Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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