Our department has particular strengths in ecocriticism, non-fiction and creative environmental writing, as well as literary geographies.
At PhD level, we offer research supervision in both practice-as-research (PaR) and towards assessment via thesis and viva voce examination.
Please contact our academics directly to discuss research supervision opportunities, or explore our research degrees and what to expect from a degree in the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies. You can also find out how to apply for postgraduate research at Essex, or use research finder if you are interested in searching for further research opportunities at Essex.
The research carried out by our members informs education, and shapes courses and modules within the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies.