Students will normally be expected to have a 2:1 honours degree in English or a related discipline. Applicants with alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience may also be considered.
Months of entry
Our expert tutors will introduce you to the very latest academic debates, along with longstanding critical issues such as race, class and sexuality.
The MLitt English Studies is a taught one year full-time, or two years part-time, postgraduate degree, which can be tailored to your needs, allowing you to pursue any literary interest you can imagine, whether it’s Arthurian literature or American crime fiction, animal rights or postcolonialism.
This degree will:
- provide training in literary and cultural research as a firm basis for proceeding to doctoral work
- provide a taught postgraduate programme to suit individual student research interests and research needs
- enable completion of a dissertation of 18,000 words: an independent piece of work based on primary texts and sources, on your own topic, under the direction of an expert in the field.
Unique to Dundee is the “Special Author” option module, which allows you to explore in depth the full range of your chosen author’s works, whether it might be the Harry Potter series, Walter Scott’s Waverley novels, or the poems of Geoffrey Hill. Other examples include: Shakespeare, Jonathan Swift, Robert Burns, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, George Orwell, Joseph Conrad, or Angela Carter.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Daniel Cook
- +44 (0)1382 384415