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University of Nottingham: Translation Studies PhD

Institution University of Nottingham
Department School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
Study type Research


This PhD offers you the opportunity to develop your translation studies research in a highly regarded department.

Current research strengths include; - audio-visual translation

  • cultural transfer

  • comparative cultural studies

  • translation during the Enlightenment and Romanticism

  • translation theory

  • translation of literary and philosophical texts

  • translation between Asian (especially Chinese) and Western contexts

We offer supervision of projects involving English and;

  • French

  • German

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

  • Chinese

  • Arabic

  • Russian

  • Serbian

  • Croatian

  • Dutch

You may choose whether you submit a thesis or a combined extended translation and thesis.

The University of Nottingham is one of eight universities making up the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C). The partnership provides funding and training to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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