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Entry requirements

You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related humanities subject, including a basic grounding in literature, film or critical theory.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a flexible and challenging masters course, delivered by a team of tutors with internationally recognised academic expertise in specialist areas.

MA English Studies allows you to build your own bespoke masters experience, selecting from the full range of units on offer to reflect your interests in the further study of English. Or you could choose to follow one of two bracketed specialisms, MA English Studies (Contemporary Literature, Film and Theory) or MA English Studies (The Gothic).

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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