University of Westminster, London has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Based within our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, our research programme in English literature is characterised by a combination of traditional literary scholarship and innovative interdisciplinarity. Staff are engaged in editing scholarly new editions of important but neglected works and also investigate the connections between literature and other disciplines and subject areas, including history, philosophy, science, urban studies and visual cultures. The department has established strengths in the following areas: Gothic studies; Victorian literature and culture; modern and contemporary literature; cultural and critical theory.
Applicants should have a minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent and preferably a master's degree (or masters degree pending). Applicants whose first degree has not been studied in English should have IELTS score of 7.0 with not less than 6.5 in any of the individual components. Applicants need to submit a research proposal of 2,000–3,500 words. It should include a title of proposed research, identify discipline and formulate research questions clearly. It should also include proposed research methodology and plan of work and time schedule. References are normally required and if not provided with your application will be requested at a later date.
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