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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 Study Fair 2019

On Wednesday 20 February we’re hosting a free Masters and PhD study fair – Postgrad LIVE!

Take the opportunity to explore our campus and meet representatives from top UK and overseas universities.

Register now

Academic staff

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

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