It is anticipated that applicants will hold a first degree in a related subject and may already be engaged in work within the profession.
Months of entry
MRes English Literature is an individual project based Masters programme. This programme will place you at the cutting edge of English Literature by enabling you to research current theoretical and contextual issues and debates through individually tailored projects. The programme is designed to meet the needs of a both graduates who are seeking to specialize in English Literature, and teachers wishing to engage in further professional and academic development.
The programme incorporates research workshops and is structured around a flexible though clearly framed series of three supervised projects, and can be taken over one, two or three years.
Projects undertaken by past and current students on the programme include, for instance, neo-Victorianism and Steam-punk, Haunting in Contemporary Women’s Writing, Contemporary Issues of Censorship, Feminist Critical Theory, Orwellian Discourse, Romantic Childhood, and Trauma Theory and Holocaust literature. In each case an appropriate project focus is agreed with a supervisor with relevant expertise and interest, who will help you to structure your research and writing at this level.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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