University of California - San Diego

University of California, San Diego



9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Literature grants the degree of "Ph.D. in Literature" to stress the transnational outlook of its program and to emphasize its stake in theoretical, interdisciplinary, and cultural studies. Students in the Ph.D. program begin with formal course work and develop consistently towards independent research.
The first three years of doctoral study are devoted to seminars and independent studies, which culminate in the student' advancement to candidacy at the end of the 10th quarter.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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