Taught course

English Studies

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Humanities

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

On this well-established and vibrant MA, you develop a critical understanding of developments in contemporary literature and literatures of the past, while enhancing your writing, communication
and research skills.

This programme examines the diversity and variety of the subject, and equips you with the high-level skills necessary for further research or career progression. There is flexibility to develop your own areas of interest in a particular period, genre or theme and the opportunity to gain experience of public speaking by presenting your own papers at twice yearly MA symposia.

At Lincoln, you benefit from being taught by our team of expert academics. Current research in our School of English & Journalism spans six centuries and three continents. Particular strengths include 21st Century literature, 19th Century literature, women’s writing, utopianism, drama and gothic literature.

Information for international students

International Students will require English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Professor Jason Whittaker
+44 (0)1522 886644
+44 (0)1522 886880