script
One-stop shop for Indian students interested in overseas education Enroll at one of our trusted Uni partners from Australia, US, UK and other countries Call us free on
1 800 103 2581

PhD French Studies University of Manchester

UK

69

COVID-19 update: This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

Course info

Summary

Programme description

Our PhD French Studies programme will enable you to carry out a significant piece of in-depth research in an area of interest.

French Studies at Manchester is home to a thriving community of postgraduate researchers who conduct research across the broad spectrum of French and Francophone Studies.

They form part of our wider network of specialists whose research spans a diverse range of areas, from early modern theatre, animal studies, and colonial literature to popular music and contemporary cinema.

Our staff have also secured major research grants, including AHRC funding for 'Queer Cinema from Spain and France: The Translation of Desire and the Formation of Transnational Queer Identities' (2012-15) and previously for 'Post-Colonial Negotiations: Visualising the Franco- Algerian Relationship in the Post-War Period' (with Durham University).

Our research culture is further enhanced by our annual programme of research seminars, comprising visiting speakers and researcher-led workshops.

We provide a supportive and welcoming forum for all our postgraduates, fostering the knowledge and equipping them with the skills needed to ensure success within their chosen research field.

Teaching and learning

The PhD is the major postgraduate research degree. It involves three years of full-time study or six years of part-time study and the preparation of a thesis of not more than 80,000 words that makes a significant contribution to knowledge.

A satisfactory PhD topic is one that a suitably qualified and properly supervised student can bring to completion within the permitted timeframe.

Please note that all PhD students are required to undertake research training as part of their PhD programme.

Coursework and assessment

Your research will normally be supervised by two members of staff at the University. Your supervisors will most likely be members of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, but if your research requires it, we may arrange for supervision by someone outside the School.

Supervisory arrangements at Manchester are governed by a Code of Practice which is available on the University's website.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study PhD French Studies.

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

£19,500.00 (20,13,252) per year

From

Sep-21

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students require A Bachelors (Honours) degree at 2:1 level or above (or its international equivalent) in a related subject; and a UK Master's degree with an overall average of 65% or higher, with a minimum of 65% in the dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or its international equivalent) in a related subject. Students whose first language is not English require one of the following: an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with 7.0 in the writing component, or a TOEFL score of 600 paper-based test or 100 internet-based test, or a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 70 overall with 70 in the writing component, or an overall Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) III grade of Merit with Merit in the writing component.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Recommended courses for you

Users who have viewed this course, also viewed the below courses

French Studies MA by Research

Royal Holloway, University of London

Full Time (1 year)

£17,400.00 (17,96,440)

STARTS - Sep

French MPhil

Birkbeck, University of London

Full Time (1 year)

£13,200.00 (13,62,817)

STARTS - 04 Oct 2021, 10 Jan 2022

Want to study this course?

We can help you with your admission to University of Manchester today.
Education counselor Nupur Verma,
IDP Expert
(+1)
Why we need the phone number?
- Our counsellors will get in touch with you using this number.
Why my country code is not displayed?
- Because, we offer counselling services only to the countries listed in the dropdown.
UK
Preferred study level *
Select year
Select month

(Optional)

powered by Google
Google Rating
4.8
(Based on 500+ reviews)
Rated highest in student satisfaction amongst overseas education consultants in India.