Taught course

English Literary Studies (Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies)

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of English
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

MA, PG Dip

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Content

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 at http://www.qub.ac.uk/SchoolsDepartments

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Adrian Streete
Email
pgenglish@qub.ac.uk