Most applicants will have an undergraduate degree with a first or good upper second class honours (or equivalent) in a Humanities discipline (for example Drama, English, History, or Philosophy). Where a North American marking scheme is used, applicants should have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.5.
Promising applicants who do not meet the formal academic criteria but who possess relevant credentials and who can demonstrate their ability to produce written work at masters level will also be considered. Applicants may be invited to interview or asked to submit examples of written and/or creative work. We welcome applications from mature and non-traditional students.
Months of entry
- Explore historic and contemporary theoretical and critical approaches to the study of poetry
- Pursue interdisciplinary approaches to poetry through choosing from a wide selection of modules offered in English, Languages, Linguistics, Film, Geography, and History
- Undertake a placement with a literary or cultural organisation, a publisher, an educational institution, or a community group
- Work alongside leading academics and contemporary poets
- Develop advanced skills in argumentation, analysis, and independent inquiry.
Information for international students
We welcome applications from international students. Where a North American marking scheme is used, applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.5. For other international qualifications, please see here.
Fees and funding
Funding opportunities will be announced in 2016. Please keep checking the main QMUL website.
Qualification and course duration
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Course contact details
- School of English and Drama
- +44 (0)20 7882 8571