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. If you hold another degree at a 2.2 or above, depending upon the content, you will be asked to demonstrate sufficient subject knowledge relating to the programme content. This would be assessed at interview and application. If you have any questions about the entry requirements for this course, please contact our Admissions team for advice on +44 (0) 1522 583658 or email admissions@bishopg.ac.uk. BGU is committed to widening access and participation and we adhere to a strict policy of non-discrimination.

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 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 which means that prospective MA students can be assured of high quality teaching within a friendly and supportive academic community. We are also passionate that this course involves no distance learning and is taught purposefully. This means that you will be able build a strong rapport with your tutors and peers, and gain an all round excellent experience at achieving your MA.

This MA is designed around your development: as a reader and researcher of literature; as a critical and reflective scholar; as a communicator and presenter of knowledge.

*course subject to validation

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
01522 583658