Our postgraduate community comes from all over the world, with students studying towards Masters (MA) or Doctoral (PhD) level degrees.
Postgraduate programmes are offered in all our subject areas: American and Canadian Studies, Drama, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, Film and Creative Writing and The Shakespeare Institute.
Here are some areas of study that the School offers at postgraduate level:
The School offers postgraduate research opportunities in all areas, including:
It is also possible to take many of our programmes by distance learning, or by combining study in Birmingham with study at distance.
AHRC funding for PhD students
The University of Birmingham is part of the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C), offering Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD studentships for campus-based programmes. These include a number of Collaborative Doctoral Award opportunities. Each studentship includes research fees, a substantial maintenance grant and additional research training support. Applications are open until 12pm, 13 January 2021.
Find out more
All of our postgraduate students become part of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School. Visit the website to find out more about its vibrant research community and top class facilities, as well as funding and scholarship opportunities.