We very much welcome PhD students, who are a crucial part of the Department's academic and intellectual life. Before entering the program, PhD applicants must find an advisor who is willing to supervise their dissertation. Our literature faculty would be happy to explore possibilities with potential applicants interested in their areas of specialization. Please consult the Faculty
page for a list of faculty members and their research specializations.
PhD Admission Requirements & Application:
Applicants must have completed a thesis-based MA in literature or a related field with a minimum grade of 85% (equivalent to “Good” standing or better) in both courses and thesis.