Research course

English Literature by Research

Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education
MA by research

Entry requirements

A first class or upper second class honours degree in English or a relevant discipline is required. Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.

Months of entry


Course content

The English team at Canterbury Christ Church University is based in the School of Humanities and has a proven track record of excellent supervision by active and internationally acclaimed academic researchers. It has an established and vibrant postgraduate community.

The Masters by Research in English Literature provides the opportunity to undertake a personalised programme of study in a structured and supportive environment. As a research-­led programme it is inherently flexible, tutorials can be scheduled around other commitments and meaningful distance learning can be facilitated.

The course is for students who want to engage with a substantial, independent research project based on a strong interest in their chosen topic.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01227 925555