Taught course

Literature and Culture

University of Salford · School of Arts and Media

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree in English or a related Arts subject will be required.

Applicants with a 2:2 Honour's Degree (or equivalent) may begin as a PgDip student. If you pass all modules, you can progress to writing the dissertation to obtain the MA.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is your chance to gain in-depth knowledge and refine your critical skills through analysis of a wide-range of literary and cultural texts, including film and photography. During your time with us, you’ll learn in a lively, interdisciplinary research and teaching environment which will allow you to develop interesting and innovative approaches to your work and will encourage you to take critical and creative risks.

You will also get out of the classroom and benefit from our links with local archives, cultural organisations and libraries, including the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, and the Working Class Movement Library.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English – IELTS with an overall band score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 5.5) or an equivalent recognized Secure English Language Test score.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
8 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Service
+44 (0)161 295 4545