Taught course

English

Institution
Teesside University · School of Computing, Media and the Arts
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should normally have an undergraduate degree of 2.2 or above in English or a cognate discipline. Other relevant experience or equivalent qualifications are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This innovative course combines cutting-edge 21st-century critical approaches with a range of literary and cultural texts and contexts from the 19th century onwards, enabling you to range widely or to specialise in a particular period.

It enables you to develop your independence as a researcher, skills as a writer, and originality as a critic in a supportive and structured environment.

Key features

  • This course equips you to think about deeply political questions that have been raised in contemporary theories of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, disability and class in relation to the literary and cultural texts that interest you.
  • Comprising a variety of learning and assessment models, our MA English furnishes you with the skills necessary for an academic career, and with transferrable skills suited to a range of professional roles.
  • Teesside University's MA English offers a unique blend of structured courses with individual options, allowing you to personalise your degree to your current interests and future career plans.
  • This course develops your academic research skills and unique interests through core modules on research skills and methods, a graduate conference and a dissertation.
  • You are able to develop your theoretical engagement and detailed knowledge of specific subjects with an exciting range of taught specialisms.
  • You will leave your MA English with experience of organising, advertising and participating in an academic conference, along with a portfolio of professional and academic writing.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you also need an IELTS score of 6.5 or above overall, and at least 7 for the written component (from an exam taken within the last three years).

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
ssshladmissions@tees.ac.uk
Phone
01642 342308