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Aston University · School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/english-ma

Months of entry


Course content

Studied in-person, at our campus in the heart of Birmingham, this English masters degree is suitable for those wanting to develop their knowledge of English language and/or literature in exciting and applied contexts. The course provides opportunities to develop advanced research skills, study a range of topics, complete a substantial individual project and explore how to apply academic learning to professional contexts.

What you’ll learn
The core modules introduce you to advanced study and research skills that will support you with your studies and provide opportunities to apply your learning to a range of contexts beyond the academic.
You will study key theories, concepts and frameworks that will allow you to examine a wide range of texts, drawing on some of the latest research in, for example, genre studies, corpus linguistics, cognitive literary studies and digital humanities.
You will be equipped to confidently apply your reading and research to non-academic and professional contexts as well as to support further academic study. The course provides the flexibility to choose from a wide range of elective modules, enabling you to tailor your masters to suit your interests and future career goals.

Information for international students

For more information visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/english-ma

Fees and funding

For information on funding, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/english-ma

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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