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University of Manchester: English and American Studies

Institution University of Manchester
Department School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone +44 (0)161 275 3559
Study type Research


Our English and American Studies PhD programme offers the opportunity to undertake an in-depth piece of research in the area that most interests you.

Manchester has a strong tradition in research, and our current profile includes both traditional areas of research and new fields and methods.

Research in English and American Studies is conducted across both the chronological span and the theoretical range of the subject. Specific areas of international research excellence include: - Old and Middle English

  • Renaissance literature

  • Romanticism

  • Victorian literature and culture

  • Contemporary literature

  • Modern Irish and Scottish studies

  • American studies

  • post-colonial and world literatures

  • Cultural theory.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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