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Bangor University: English

Institution Bangor 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

Between the mountains and the sea in North Wales, Bangor University’s campus is surrounded by a breathtaking natural landscape. Bangor offers the highest quality teaching in a supportive learning environment with courses across the arts, humanities and sciences. Most postgraduate taught courses are offered on a full-time and part-time basis, allowing you to fit your studies around your life. In addition, the selection of distance learning courses, as well as ‘blended’ courses that combine remote and face-to-face study opportunities allow for further personalisation.

Bangor University provides strong support for research activities, and there are several subject related specialist resources …

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