King's College London

Course Introduction

Special research focuses include: The classical tradition, postcolonial literatures; relations between modern literature and the visual arts; current PhD topics include: space in the 19th century. European novel; terror in English and French novels of the city; metonymy in ancient Greek and German poetry.

Course Modules

Research includes: metonymy in ancient Greek and German poetry; French critical thought and comparative literature; the Bengali novel and representations of Africa; transnational modernisms; modern Chinese literary representations of the city; illness narratives in Arabic; domestic space i the Euopean novel; Palestinian and Arab'American speculative fiction.

Course Additional Entry

A Master's at distinction level (or equivalent) in a subject in which the study of literature plays a significant part; a good reading knowledge of one of the European languages offered in a department at King's.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 3 years
Full Time
MPhil £16,600  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Full Time
MPhil £4,600  Academic year. First year home fees
4 - 6 years
Part Time
MPhil £8,300  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 - 6 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,300  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Full Time
PhD £16,600  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Full Time
PhD £4,600  Academic year. First year home fees
4 - 6 years
Part Time
PhD £8,300  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 - 6 years
Part Time
PhD £2,300  Academic year. First year home fees