Graduate Programmes
The English programme offers MA and PhD by Research with the following objectives in mind:
- To produce high calibre search in English Literature and related fields.
- To encourage a culture of investigative research in our students.
- To help students develop skills appropriate to their personal and professional needs.
The key areas of research within the programme include:
  • English Renaissance Literature
  • 18th-Century Literature
  • Literature of the Romantic period
  • The 19th-Century Novel 
  • Victorian Literature
  • SE Asian Literature and Culture
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • 20th-Century Irish Literature
  • Science and Literature 
  • Contemporary Drama
  • Postcolonial Studies 
  • Asian American Literature and Film
  • Film Studies and Asian Cinema
  • Literary and Critical Theory
  • Post-Jungian Psychology and Literature
  • Gender Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Medieval Literature
  • 19th-Century American Literature
  • 20th-Century American Literature
  • Elizabethan Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • 19th-Century Austral-Asian Literature 
  • Performance Studies 
  • Magical Realism 
  • Historical Materialism
  • The Long 18th-Century



 English Literature Creative Writing

 Asst Prof Christopher Trigg
Email: cptrigg[at]

Asst Prof Barrie Sherwood
Email: Bsherwood[at]