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School of Modern Languages & Cultures

MA by Research

When you undertake a research degree, at either MA or PhD level, you work with a designated supervisor on a research topic of your choice. Supervision on a wide range of cultural and linguistic topics as available from the researchers based in the constituent Departments of the School: Arabic, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian and Russian. Consulting our staff pages will help you identify a researcher with expertise in the field which interests you.

Research degrees offered in the School

MA
1 year full-time study
2 years part-time study
50,000 word thesis
PhD
3 years full-time study
6 years part-time study
100,000 word thesis

Enquiries

For general enquiries about postgraduate research in the School, contact the Director of Postgraduate Education, on mlac.dpgs@durham.ac.uk or telephone the postgraduate studies secretary on 0191 334 2238.