Taught course

English Studies

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MLitt

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

MLitt

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Daniel Cook
Email
d.p.cook@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 384415