Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)
 Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Programme

This PhD is lead by the Literature, Theory and Creativity Research Unit in the School of Welsh.

Join our passionate, challenge-led and diverse research community to explore your interests in a supportive and impact-focused environment.

We are one of the foremost centres of research in Welsh and other Celtic languages, and supervise PhD students working on other languages and international contexts.

Our interests span the fields of literature, linguistics, politics, legislation and culture – seeking to better understand their formative impact on the world we live in today, and how they can shape our future experiences.

Recognised internationally for research quality and impact, we have a consistent and proud history of affecting positive practical, cultural and legislative change, benefiting communities in Wales and around the world.

Research can be undertaken through the medium of Welsh or English in any of the following areas:

  • literary theory
  • creative criticism
  • editing, translation and intermediality
  • identities and gender
  • medieval poetry and prose
  • literature in the digital age
  • the short story and post-modernism
  • life writing
  • literature for children and young adults
  • comparative literature
  • creative writing
  • literature and the curriculum

Funding Notes

We are part of the AHRC-funded South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership which means that prospective students are able to apply for scholarships in the field of Celtic Studies.

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