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
Course contentOur 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.
- Research Methods in English Studies
Examples of optional modules
- 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
Course contact details
- Dr Madeleine Callaghan
- +44 (0) 114 222 8461