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Are you interested in undertaking a PhD in Beckett Studies?

The University of Reading offers a vibrant research culture for anyone interested in Beckett Studies. There is a lively postgraduate community, which benefits from the Beckett collection as well as the expertise of Beckett scholars working in a variety of fields. Postgraduates wishing to study Beckett’s work are invited to contact the relevant departments below for further advice.

Expertise at the University

Staff specialising in Samuel Beckett are experienced PhD supervisors and would be happy to consider enquiries for projects on Beckett. There are Beckett specialists in the following departments:

Doctoral Training for Collections Based Research

As well as providing standard postgraduate research pathways, the University also offers a Doctoral Training Programme for collections-based research. This programme provides additional training for postgraduate scholars whose research is based on archival materials.