National Admission Exams
Students applying to this course are expected to hold an MA degree of 120 ECTS (4 semesters) or to have graduated in a 5year BA course with a Final Dissertation in the English and American Studies area, or other areas deemed adequate by the Scientific Committee to give the student the knowledge and skills required to enter the PhD course. As established in Act 17, DL 74/2006, which regulates third-level degrees and diplomas (updated by Act 107/2008, 25 June, and by Act 230/2009, 14 Sept.), students who “possess an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that, according to the scientifically competent body of the school where they are submitting their application, testifies to their ability to undertake a Master’s degree” are also eligible. Applications must be submitted online and include a Letter of Motivation, CV and all legally required documents. Applicants will be selected by an assessment of their CV and an interview.