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MPhil/PhD in Italian (2020 Entry)

Group of modern languages students



  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Qualification
  • MPhil/PhD
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 3-4 years
  • Part-time: up to 7 years


Join the University of Warwick's vibrant research culture on the MPhil/PhD in Italian. Warwick's Modern Language and Cultures department, ranked 5th in the UK (REF 2014), offers you expert guidance while you hone your research techniques.


Before you arrive you will be matched to one or more of our expert supervisors and during the course you will meet with them frequently for guidance on the conceptualization, research and writing of your Dissertation. This will include reading and discussion of draft material. You will also be expected to participate in the research culture of the School, for example by attending research seminars. Please provide a short overview of this research programme.

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Medieval and Renaissance Intellectual Culture — the reception of texts and ideas, and their relationship with institutions of learning and habits of reading, including manuscript and print culture; 18th- and 19th-Century Literary Cultures in comparative perspective; Literary, cinematic and cultural studies in 20th and 21st Century; Transnational engagements with Italy in post-Unification culture — migration, mobility and the postcolonial.


Entry requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and preferably a Masters in a related subject

English language requirements Band B
IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.


For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.