Bangor University: English

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department School of English Literature
Study type Research


The MPhil is awarded for a dissertation of not more than 60,000 words and the PhD for a dissertation normally of not more than 100,000 words.

**Research Areas**
English with specialisations in:
- Other Literature from the Middle Ages and the 16th, 17th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

- English Literature post 1500

- Arthurian literature

- American Literature

- Comparative Literature

- Anglo-Welsh Writing

- Postcolonial Literature

- Gender and Writing

- Autobiography

- Travel Writing

- Romanticism

- Renaissance Literature

- Modern English and American Drama

- Milton and Literature of the Civil War period

- Modernism

- Contemporary Poetry

- Creative Writing

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

Bangor University

Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 10,000 students currently study at the University, with teaching staff based within fourteen Academic Schools.

Gold-rated teaching
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award for teaching, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

Research excellence
Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research
*, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally ...

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