University of Lancaster
Institute for Cultural Research
Throughout this intensive course each student's main activity is the writing of a dissertation (of between 30,000 and 35,000 words) on a topic agreed with a personal supervisor. The course is designed to provide instruction in the aims and methods of literary research for graduates capable of independent work. Students are required to attend the postgraduate research seminar on research practices and processes. Part-time students must be able to attend a daytime seminar during their first year.