Course: Translating and Interpreting PhD
PhD Title: Paratexts in English and German translations of books banned by the Chinese government
I chose Newcastle University for my PhD because of the good reputation of its translating and interpreting programmes with Chinese. Since my first contact with my (back then potential) supervisor, I felt most welcome and was encouraged to apply. Read More.
Course: French MLitt
MLitt research title: Crossing the Mystical Divide: Women, Religion and Secularism in France in the Writings of Jules Michelet
I had a great experience here as an undergraduate and found working on my dissertation particularly rewarding. When my supervisor suggested that I continue my research at postgraduate level, it seemed like the perfect opportunity for me. The research environment at Newcastle is brilliant and my supervisors are both excellent. Read More.
Course: MLitt in Modern Languages (German Studies)
I studied here for my undergraduate degree and so was familiar with both the University itself and the School of Modern Languages (SML). I bumped into a tutor from my undergraduate days who told me about a scholarship available for MLitt studies in SML. She encouraged me to apply. As I had very happy memories of SML’s ethos and had thoroughly enjoyed my previous studies, I decided to apply for the course at Newcastle. I also love the city. It is a great place to live. Read More.