Taught course

English Studies (online)

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 or the international equivalent in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English Literature.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MA courses give you the chance to explore the subjects you love with the guidance of leading researchers. The range of options available means you can design the masters you want.

Develop your knowledge of literature and literary linguistics. You’ll be supported by our expertise in areas including Renaissance and contemporary literatures in English.

This course is taught completely online, so you can study while working, wherever you live. Most class texts can be accessed electronically through the University libraries. You’ll complete one 30-credit core module, optional modules worth 90 credits and a dissertation worth 60 credits.

Core module

  • Research Methods in English Studies

Examples of optional modules

May include:

  • Literature and the Mind
  • Shakespeare and Early Women Dramatists
  • Introduction to Literary Linguistics

NB: All MA students can take optional modules from the online course, with the agreement of their course tutor.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Madeleine Callaghan
Email
m.callaghan@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 114 222 8461