An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in English literature or a related subject. Non-traditional qualifications/routes may also be considered.
Months of entry
The MA in English Literature allows you to deepen your passion for literature while developing the rigorous specialist skills essential to postgraduate-level research. With the help and support of a distinguished English department, we aim to provide a stimulating and challenging intellectual experience in a friendly, supportive environment.
The programme offers three pathways, which build on the core research strengths of the department:
- Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature
- Romantic and Victorian Literature
- 20th-century and Contemporary Literature.
If you wish to focus on a particular period you may follow a single pathway. Alternatively, if you want to broaden your engagement with English literature, you may choose a combination of pathways and optional units. All students are taught the specialist skills required for postgraduate-level research and the practical skills that academic life demands. Everyone is expected to enter fully into the wider academic community of the department and the University.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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