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Postgraduate Research Opportunities

English at Liverpool provides an inspiring setting in which to pursue postgraduate research. We offer opportunities to study creative writing and literature from a wide variety of periods and genres, and a range of approaches to understanding the way in which the English language works. You will be supervised by leading experts who draw on cutting-edge research to inform their academic practice.

Research Degrees

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Studentships: self-funded and funded PhD projects

There is also the possibility of students sharing their time between the University of Liverpool and Paris-Diderot University and receiving a dual award.

Our research interests and specialisms are further reflected in several research seminar series for staff, postgraduate research students and the wider academic community, as well as through different outreach and impact work with local, national and international stakeholders.

PhD scholarships and awards

If you are planning to undertake a postgraduate research degree you may need to seek financial support from a variety of sources, such as loans or scholarships. The University is able to offer a range of PhD scholarships and awards to home and international students. The list below outlines the various awards, eligibility criteria, award amounts and application details.

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