The PhD program at the Department of English Language and Literature strives to cultivate intellectual growth and to stimulate diverse scholarly interests.
It is particularly known for its concentration on the burgeoning field of interdisciplinary studies and is committed to offering you the opportunity not only to master current knowledge but to contribute to this knowledge through research and original thinking.
This PhD program gives you an opportunity to think in depth about language and literature. It teaches you how to interpret, evaluate and provide a careful explication of different texts within their specific historical and cultural contexts as well as how to deploy ideas from diverse works in the field of critical theory in your own reading and writing. ELL PhD graduates will be able to conduct research in diverse fields independently within different strands, namely theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics and literature.
ELL PhD program is a three-year program and is 180 ECTS credits worth and it is thus designed to lead to obtaining a PhD within six semesters. PhD candidates can specialize and seek expertise in diverse fields of applied and theoretical linguistics, literature and ELT.
The program assures that students gain broad literary and cultural knowledge along with the research skills that will allow them to make innovative contributions to the world of ideas.
It is committed to the idea that learning is a social process, and that one can learn a great deal from one's peers when lodged in a community that encourages students to share ideas.
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