Literatures, Languages & Cultures

Comparative Literature

In addition to the taught MSc Comparative Literature, we also offer a PhD in Comparative Literature which can be studied on a full or part-time basis.

Comparative literature

Supervised research can be provided on a wide range of topics (European and World Literature, Word and Image, Word and Music, Film etc) within the School. Further expertise is available from the extensive pool of specialists researching at the University of Edinburgh.

If you'd like to discuss your research proposal, please contact Dr Jessica Gordon-Burroughs, Departmental Postgraduate Research Director for European Languages and Cultures, in the first instance.

PhD student profiles


You can apply for this programme online: