Taught course

Literary Studies

Institution
Aberystwyth University · Department of English and Creative Writing
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

2:1 Bachelors (Honours) degree in a relevant subject and submission of a satisfactory writing portfolio. Non-graduates and non-subject specialists will be considered individually based on relevant experience and a satisfactory writing portfolio.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Literary Studies at Aberystwyth offers you a stimulating engagement with English literature in all its depth and diversity, with the opportunity to develop particular expertise in one of a number of specialist areas. By studying the latest developments in critical theory and research methodology you will cultivate the necessary skills to undertake your 15,000 word MA Dissertation, an extensive piece of critical research in your chosen field. You will also develop a host of transferable skills which you may deploy in a range of other academic or employment contexts.

As a student on the MA in Literary Studies at Aberystwyth, you will benefit from the University’s superb library and information technology resources and have access to the unrivalled collections of the National Library of Wales, one of the five elite research libraries in the UK.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation40 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Phone
01970 622023