- Information including instructions, registration, deadlines, and general PhD program admission guidelines can be found on the Graduation Academic Affairs Division website.
- Please refer to the general guidelines of the current year:
I. Enrollment Quota: The program accepts 1 student through general admission.
II. Eligibility of Application: The applicant must have a master’s degree in English literature, Chinese literature, comparative literature, linguistics, or another related subject approved by the DFLL department chair.
III. Required Documents for the Application (35% of the application decision):
- A photocopy of academic diplomas (BA and MA degrees)
- All academic transcripts from the applicant’s bachelor’s and master’s programs (in English)
- A copy of the applicant’s master’s thesis or a published academic work in English
- A CV in Chinese and English (no more than 2 pages combined), a research abstract in Chinese (1 page), and a research proposal in English (no more than 10 pages)
- Two recommendation letters (uploaded as a pdf file by the recommenders)
IV. Subjects of Written Exams (35% of the application decision)
- Western literary theory and criticism
- British and American literature/European literature (choose either British and American literature, or European literature)
(The written exams must be answered in English)
V. Interview (30% of the application decision):
- Eligibility: only the applicants whose average score on the written exams exceed 50 points will be invited for the interview.
- The list of students who qualify for interviews, and the detailed schedule of interviews will be announced on the department’s official website. The department will not send notifications to applicants.
- Past written exams questions