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PhD Research

Our Modern Language departments at King’s were ranked ninth in the UK for research power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework so you’ll be undertaking your PhD with experts in their field. 

Our research expertise covers an unusually wide range of topics from the medieval and Early Modern periods through to contemporary culture, literature and film as well as politics and history.  

Our joint PhDs with European partners give you the change to research abroad. Our links with Comparative Literature and Film Studies provide opportunities for interdisciplinary research.  

At King’s you'll be near some of the best German resources in the world, including the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, the British Library, Senate House Library, Goethe-Institut, Austrian Cultural Forum, and King's own Maughan Library.

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 Research from the Department of German at King's College London.

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Duration One year full-time, Two years part-time, September to September

Study Modern Languages, Literature & Culture MA course at King's College London.

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