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PhD opportunities

We welcome PhD applications corresponding to the themes and topics listed above, but in addition we have specific research interests in the following areas:

Creative Practice

Creative Writing in poetry and prose including experimental forms
Performance practice

Literature

18th-century poetry and prose
Renaissance literature
Shakespeare
19th century literature
Modern and contemporary British and Irish fiction
Contemporary innovative and experimental poetry and fiction
Women’s writing
Visual text
Auto/biography, memory and trauma studies
Colonial  and postcolonial texts
Popular fiction and culture

Linguistics and English Language

Syntax
Semantics
Pragmatics
First and Second Language Acquisition
Linguistic Interfaces
TESOL
Onomastics (Names Studies)

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

Currently available funded PhD studentships for 2019-20