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The University of Southampton
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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.  

Postgraduate Visit Afternoons starting Wednesday 29 January 2020

Followed by events on: 26 February, 25 March, 29 April, 20 May and 17 June.

Take a tour of Highfield campus, explore our world-class facilities, chat to current postgraduate students and discover more about your fees and funding options.

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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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