Postgraduate study in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

The School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music has a vibrant, international postgraduate community which offers excellent research opportunities and a supportive working environment.

We have a wide range of disciplines from Modern Languages, which incorporates French, German, Hispanic and Italian Studies, to Art History which is housed in the renowned Barber Institute of Fine Arts, and the Department of Music which is one of the largest music departments in the country.

We are internationally renowned for our research and we host public lectures and seminar programmes too, so you’ll benefit from expert knowledge and innovative collaborations that help you make the most of your postgraduate education.

Major funding opportunity for Home/EU students on our PhD programmes

We are part of the Midlands3Cities consortium, offering up to 89 Arts and Humanities Research Council funded studentships. This includes full research fees, a substantial maintenance grant and additional research training support. Applications are now open.