University of Kent

School of English

Text and Research Practice

Address:

Boulevard Louis Schmidt 2a

1040 Brussels

Brussels, Brussels H

Belgium

Phone:

32 (2) 641 1721

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Text and Research Practice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of English has a strong international reputation and global perspective, apparent both in the background of its staff and in the diversity of our teaching and research interests. Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research. This programme addresses one of our main aims at Kent, which is to enable research students to take risks and use cross-disciplinary techniques to explore research questions. This is the PhD that covers narrative non-fiction, as well as other forms of creative writing that are not poems or a novel. Our first student on this programme is exploring identity through hip-hop and will be handing in an album alongside a piece of scholarly research. All the research programmes enable you to feel part of the vibrant University community, with access to a range of exciting events, research seminars and MA modules which you can take for no credit with the agreement of the convenor. Most PhD students are given the opportunity to teach from their second year.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): 3900 GBP

Out State Tuition (per year): 12030 GBP

Classification: Unknown

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