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Postgraduate

Study and research within our dynamic English Department here at King’s, one of the largest and oldest departments of English in the UK.

The King's College London Department of English has a thriving and diverse community of postgraduate students pursuing taught MA programmes or doctoral research in English or Creative Writing.

Our MA programmes range from the medieval to the contemporary and all provide specialist teaching, often in partnership with London’s cultural institutions, expert dissertation supervision and research training.

We have over one hundred doctoral students in the Department working on an impressive range of projects covering all aspects of English studies from the medieval to the contemporary. On our Ph.D. programmes, supervisory guidance is augmented by a full, staged programme of training, professionalisation and skills events.

Postgraduate students gather at our student-run, seminar series, ‘The Abstract’, as well as at our postgraduate conference and other Department social events and seminars. We are a welcoming and supportive community and we look forward to hearing from you.

Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study Contemporary English literature at King's College London

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Duration Expected to be MPhil two years FT, three years PT; PhD three years FT, four-six years PT; September to September

Take our new PhD in creative writing in Department of English at King's College London

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MA Early Modern English Literature: Text & Transmission in the Department of English at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study MA Eighteenth Century Studies in the Departments of English and History at King's College London.

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Duration Expected to be MPhil two years FT, three years PT; PhD three years FT, four-six years PT; September to September, January to January or April to April

MPhil/PhD English Research from the Department of English at King's College London, option of joint PhD with Hong Kong University or National University of Singapore or Humboldt.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study Medical Humanities MSc at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MA Medieval Studies in the Department of English at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study English Literature covering Victorian, Modern and American literature in the Department of English at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study English literature and the MA Shakespeare Studies in the Department of English at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September

Study MA Theatre & Performance Studies in the Department of English at King's College London.

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Modern Language Centre courses

As well as offering all King's students a discount on Evening & Saturday Language Courses, the Modern Language Centre supports the studies of our postgraduate students by offering credit-bearing modules and non credit-bearing modules (PG-only) free of charge.

Learning a language as a postgraduate student will encourage you to develop the ways in which you learn and retain information. The MLC's postgraduate-only courses focus on reading and speaking skills and revolve around the student's own research.

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