You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject.
You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
Months of entry
This exciting, intellectually rigorous programme gives you the opportunity to develop the study of literature from a variety of perspectives through a number of flexible pathways.
The pathways you can take are:
- Pathway in American Literature & Culture
- Pathway in Comparative Literature & Criticism
- Pathway in Literature of the Caribbean & its Diasporas
- Pathway in Critical Theory
- Pathway in Modern Literature
- Pathway in Romantic & Victorian Literature & Culture
- Pathway in Shakespeare: Early & Modern
These enable you to combine theoretical angles with the close reading of a wide range of texts, from different media (literary, filmic, visual), periods, and cultural, geographic and linguistic backgrounds – though all texts will be studied in English, in English translation, or with English subtitles.
Information for international students
If your first language is not English you need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS (including 7.0 in the written element) or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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