PhD Italian Studies

About This Course

The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in Italian Studies. The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Research Areas

Our academic staff in Italian Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on a wide variety of topics, a selection of which are listed below:

Contemporary Italian History
Italian mafias, religion and the Church
Memory and Trauma Studies
Women and Italian organised crime
Cultural representation of violence
Personal Narrative Performance
Identity and power in social interactions

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

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£17,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

3 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time