Taught course

English Literature

Bishop Grosseteste University · Bishop Grosseteste University

Entry requirements

You would normally be expected to have, or predicted to have, at least a 2.2 Honours degree in English Literature or a related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA course offers an opportunity to deepen your passion for English literature and engage with the most up-to-date disciplinary debates. Based upon established models of scholarship, this programme moves between the study of single authors, literary genres, thematic threads and literary periods. This MA is designed around your development as a reader and researcher of literature; as a critical and reflective scholar; and as a communicator and presenter of knowledge. It invites you to contribute to the discussions, debates, and projects that are transforming the discipline now.

This MA programme combines current scholarly investigation with the promotion of transferrable academic and professional skills. BGU is a single campus institution with a proud history of educational excellence and an active research culture. As a prospective MA student, you can be assured of the high quality of our teaching within a friendly and supportive academic community. We are also passionate that during this course you will be able to build a strong rapport with your tutors and peers, and gain an all-round excellent experience at achieving your MA.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1522 583658