Based within our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, this research programme covers a wide range of research activities, characterised by collaboration and inter-disciplinarity. Our strength lies in the breadth and depth of our research, encompassing Francophone research to China studies. PhD students are valued colleagues in our research community, and their work reflects the diversity of the work of the whole faculty. Broadly, our research is grouped in the following areas: Contemporary China Centre; Francophone Studies Research Group; HOMELandS - Hub for Migration, Exiles, Languages and Spaces; Translating Cultures; War and Culture.
How to apply
If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.
A minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent And preferably a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending) Applicants whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as: English language test Minimum entry requirement IELTS 6.5 (overall band score with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements) TOEFL (Internet Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 91 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. TOEFL (Paper Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 570 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. Cambridge Proficiency Pass