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Guidance for prospective MPhil/PhD students

Birkbeck's Department of English, Theatre and Creative Writing has an outstanding reputation for imaginative, critical and creative research, led by leading academics, artists, writers and playwrights. 

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), 75% of our research was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent. We also achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to producing research of the highest quality. 

Our MPhil/PhD degrees


Thinking of doing an MPhil/PhD? Check the following to find out more about studying in our department and making an application.