PhDs in Translation Studies
Possible areas of study: theatre translation, translation of sacred texts, children's literature, media translation, advertising, literary translation, translation theory, poetry translation, translator training, translation and trauma, reading holocaust narratives and testimonies, politics and translation, manipulation, postcolonial translation, philosophy of translation, translation history, translation and globalisation, translation in global news
PhD in Comparative Literature
Possible areas of study: comparative study of individual writers or themes, travel writing, literary representations, drama and society, oral literature
PhD in Comparative Cultural Studies
Possible areas of study: comparative studies of cultural history, cultural memory, migration, cultural capital, culture and politics, religious and secular communities
PhD in Caribbean Studies
Caribbean literature, Caribbean culture
Information regarding funding opportunities can be found at:
Snell Fellowship in Translation Studies is possible thanks to a generous donation from our Honorary Professor, Mary Snell-Hornby from the University of Vienna. The Fellowship aims to support doctoral research in Translation Studies and promote cross-cultural and international cooperation. Eligible doctoral candidates must be registered for the PhD in Translation Studies at Warwick. The Fellowship with a stipend of £2000 is awarded annually in June.
How to apply
Formal applications should be made using the Warwick postgraduate application form at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/
We also require a research proposal, the form can be downloaded from:
You can also find good advice on how to formulate a proposal on this page.
Visit our student pages for details of completed and current doctoral theses, this will give you some idea of the range of topics we supervisee.
The Centre welcomes visiting students who want to spend a period of time at Warwick using the Centre's staff expertise and the university's research facilities.
For those applicants whose first language is not English, an IELTS certificate of minimum 7.0 is required.
Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies
University of Warwick
Tel: +44 (0) 24 7652 3655