English offers pathways in Literary Studies, Creative Writing or Language and Linguistics.
Proposals are welcomed in all areas from Medieval to Modern. Areas of expertise in a School that brings together award-winning writers and critics working across British, Irish and American Literature include Poetry; Irish Literature; American Literature; Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies; Literature and Place; Culture, Geography and Identity, from the local to the global, from earliest writing to the contemporary; Literature, Crime and Conflict; and, Science, Medicine and Culture. The School's Centre for the Americas, its involvement in the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Institute of Irish Studies, and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry - an internationally-recognised centre of excellence for the study and production of literature mean that your project in literary studies, creative writing or linguistics will be supported by dynamic research groups and experts in the field.
Details of current staff expertise can be found on the School of Arts, English and Languages website.
Regular research seminars and conferences within the School of Arts, English & Languages.
Internationally Renowned Experts
•Supervision by internationally renowned experts. Become part of the lively research culture of the School, including the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, an internationally recognised centre of excellence for the study and production of literature. A thriving postgraduate culture which includes an annual postgraduate conference and a peer mentoring scheme.
Research students are encouraged to play a full and active role in the professional and research activities of the School. These include:
•Regular research seminars and conferences within the School of Arts, English & Languages.
•Access to Queen's University Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme.
•Access to the School's Professionalising the PhD Programme and Peer Mentoring Scheme.