MA: a good 2.1 Honours degree in English or joint or combined Honours with English as a major subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
PGDip: normally a 2.1 Honours degree in English or joint or combined Honours with English as a major subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
All applicants are required to submit a piece of written work to assess their suitability for this programme.
MA, PG Dip
Months of entry
Consists of modules which reflect current critical thinking and key critical debates in English Literary Studies, plus a double-weighted dissertation module.
The following pathways (optional modules) are available:
Pathway in Medieval Studies
- Anglo Saxon Voices
- Cultures of Piety: English Religion, 1330-1550
- John Gower and Late Medieval Traditions of Knowledge
- Medieval Literatures and Cultures
- Research Methods in Medieval Studies
Pathway in Modern Literary Studies
- Charles Dickens in Context
- Irish Romanticisms
- James Joyce: Cultural Poetics and Literary Pragmatics
- Literary Culture at the Fin du Siècle
- Literature in Crisis: American Literature in the 21st Century
- Milton Amongst the Moderns
- The Novel and Modernity
- Questioning the Orient in the Long Eighteenth Century
- Slavery, Empire and Abolition, 1660-1840
Pathway in Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies
- Material Worlds: Studying Early Printed Books and Manuscripts
Modules taught at University College Dublin
- Shakespeare and World Cinema
- Shakespearean Childhoods
- State, Church and Subject: Reading Early Modern Religious and Political Writing
- Women and Autobiography in Seventeenth Century England
Plus a dissertation of up to 15,000 words on an approved topic for the MA pathway
Information for international students
Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder
Fees and funding
Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found here.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Professor Moyra Haslett
- 028 9097 5103