Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

This research degree is designed for postgraduates wishing to take their research in the School of English beyond a Masters.


You'll conduct advanced, independent research under the guidance of specialist supervisors. At the end of the degree, you'll have produced a thesis demonstrating a significant contribution to knowledge and scholarship, with ideas that are at, or informed by, the forefront of the discipline.


An MPhil can be taken full-time (2 years standard) or part-time (4 years standard).

Scholarships and fees

You may be eligible to apply for a range of scholarships and fees for research degrees are set independently and reviewed on annual basis.

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