Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in English Literature

General

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Program Description

All Locations
London (UK) Bologna (Italy)

Duration
1 - 4 semesters

Earliest Start Date
Any day of the year

Application Deadline
No deadline

All Languages
English, Italian

Study Type
Online via Distance Learning

Pace
Full-time / Part-time

Method of study
By research

Tuition Fees
EUR 2.275 all-inclusive (instalments allowed)

“We want to get there faster. Get where? Wherever we are not. But a human soul can only go as fast as a man can walk, they used to say. In that case, where are all the souls? Left behind. They wander here and there, slowly, dim lights flickering in the marshes at night, looking for us. But they’re not nearly fast enough, not for us, we’re way ahead of them, they’ll never catch up. That’s why we can go so fast: our souls don’t weigh us down.” Margaret Atwood, The Tent

PhD by research via Distance Learning is awarded after successfully completing a theoretical research specialization. This research is presented in the form of a doctoral thesis.  The PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is the only doctoral degree that can be achieved through distance learning.  The main requirement for a PhD online through distance learning is to present and discuss a thesis of at least 100 pages for review and evaluation by an academic committee at Selinus University. 

The development of this research programme should improve knowledge and understanding of English literature from its origins. Students are exposed to a variety of literary genres (poetry, theatre, fiction and non-fiction), as well as the main aesthetic, political, religious and social issues that have influenced and helped shape the literature of every era. Research in this area is not only fundamental for the future professorship of candidates to understand the literature under study, but must also develop the related historical aspects of the English language. By mastering these concepts, candidates can gain a deeper appreciation of the development and expansion of English literature worldwide.

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Our university is an institution free and private. It is legally registered as ibc in the state of the Commonwealth of Dominica and in Italy as a permanent establishment. It is an independent internat ... Read More

Our university is an institution free and private. It is legally registered as ibc in the state of the Commonwealth of Dominica and in Italy as a permanent establishment. It is an independent international university exclusively involved in Online and Distance Learning education: in other words an open university for adults who carries out his institutional work seriously. Read less
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