Research course

English by Research

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Development and Society
MA by research

Entry requirements

Typically an English undergraduate degree of 2.1 or higher. Those with related undergraduate degrees of 2.1 or higher are considered on individual merit.

Months of entry

September, December

Course content

  • Prepare to study for a PhD or gain research skills and knowledge of a specific area of English.
  • Become skilled in managing a project, planning and meeting of deadlines.
  • Demonstrate independence, communication skills and resilience.

Research an aspect of English literature (Renaissance to the present), language, critical theory or a combination of these. You work towards a 30,000 word dissertation on a topic agreed between you and your supervisors. The course is ideal for those who want to pursue a specific topic or research area in detail.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA by research
    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

Faculty of Development and Society
+44 (0)114 225 5555