The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.
Months of entry
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The MA allows you to range widely across English studies rather than confine yourself to a narrow field and draws on the individual research expertise of members of staff.
From the student’s point of view the MA is openly structured. You define your own pathway through the Department’s MA provision. This means that as well as choosing modules from the MA in English, you can select modules in any combination from the other specialist MAs offered by the Department, such as the MA in Welsh Writing in English and the MA in Gender and Culture.
You develop your dissertation project on a topic of your own choosing in consultation with a supervisor.
The College of Arts and Humanities has a Graduate Centre. The Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
Modules typically include:
- Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the Imperial Period
- Dylan Thomas and the Idea of Welsh Writing in English
- Locating Wales: Comparative Perspectives
- Women Writing Modern Wales
- Welsh Identities: Literature and Nationhood
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
Interim award: PGDip, progression to MPhil or PhD possible.
Course contact details
- College of Arts and Humanities
- +44 (0)1792 606752