Postgraduate study at Lancaster

The Department of Languages and Cultures are pioneers in multidisciplinary language studies.

Our research focuses on nationally specific and/or transcultural aspects of global cultures and societies. 

Languages available:

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Particular areas of expertise include:

  • African studies
  • Authorship and celebrity
  • Chinese studies
  • Comparative cultural studies
  • Creative futures
  • Digital literature and culture
  • Film
  • French and Francophone literature
  • Gender
  • German and Austrian literature
  • Latin American studies
  • The poetics of resistance
  • Translation and multilingualism
  • Writing and migration

Together with The Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster, we collaborate closely with the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool in the organisation of research workshops and training programmes. We encourage collaborative work between staff and research students and offer strong support for students wishing to publish and present work at conferences.

For further information concerning studentships or alternative sources of funding, please contact our Director of Postgraduate Studies.