The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
PhD in English Literature
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The Department of English offers a Ph.D. program in English Literature and Criticism. This program offers students a variety of opportunities to study in all major areas of Br ... +
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 gen ... +
The department offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, with an emphasis on Literature and Social Justice. Students teach in the first-year writing program and receive training in resea ... +
The program forms researchers in various fields within English studies, from literature and cultural studies to linguistics.
Graduates are highly qualified specialists in literary and cultural studies focused on English-speaking countries, especially the literature and cultures on the British Isles ... +
The doctoral degree program in literature in English provides advanced instruction in traditional areas of literary studies and in contextual, interdisciplinary, and transnati ... +