PhD study in the School of English

PhD Open Evening

Discover the PhD experience at Sheffield at our PhD Open Evening on Thursday 29 November.. Meet and chat to current PhD students and PhD alumni, find out about funding opportunities and learn more about our outstanding PhD student support.

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PhD studentships at Chatsworth

We are currently inviting applications for three PhD projects in collaboration with Chatsworth and WRoCAH.

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PhD students discover the secret life of Chatsworth servants

Three of our PhD students have been uncovering the secret life of Chatsworth House staff and servants through their research on previously untouched letters and diaries.

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School of English

Our research ethos underpins a stimulating and dynamic environment in which to study. Here's why you should study with us.

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Students in the School of English
How to apply - Students writing an application

How to apply

A step-by-step guide to apply for your PhD with us.

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Supporting you

Our PhD students are active researcher in a thriving research community. They participate in research seminars and workshops to support their research. They develop advanced research skills and important transferable skills. These attributes help our graduates succeed both within and beyond the academy.

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Welcome to doctoral study at Sheffield
Welcome to doctoral study at Sheffield
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Research communities and networks
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