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Postgraduate

If you choose to undertake your postgraduate studies here you'll join a friendly, lively, and supportive intellectual community. You'll benefit from our effective training in research skills and high-quality research resources.

We offer a variety of masters programmes as well as our PhD programme. In PhD supervision, we have particular strengths in medieval and Renaissance studies, 18th- and 19th-century studies, diasporic studies, contemporary writing, critical and cultural theory, and film and visual culture.

Taught degrees

Our exciting range of taught degrees will give you in-depth knowledge and a firm foundation of transferable skills.  

Research degrees

Our research students benefit from a dynamic research environment and the opportunity to work collaboratively with experts across the academic fields.  

Choosing to study here

Superb facilities and a great location make studying English at the University of Southampton an attractive choice.  

Discover the life and impact of Jane Austen

MA Jane Austen

The MA in Jane Austen is an exciting and innovative programme that will enable you to study Jane Austen's work, her culture, and her reception. Learn about the historical and literary contexts that made Jane Austen, and chart the way that her popularity has increased in the modern day, impacting the tourist and heritage industries.

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Academic staff

Our academics provide support to all students with knowledge and experience that span a range of research interests

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