Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a subject-related area. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MLitt in Women, Writing and Gender offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich and varied output of women writers across history and to consider critical issues surrounding gender and writing from 1500 to the present day.

The MLitt in Women, Writing and Gender is an intensive one-year taught programme run by the School of English. The course aims to introduce students to key issues surrounding the contemporary discussion of gender.

Highlights

  • Gain an excellent foundation for further research on women writers and the relationship between gender and literature.
  • Consider broader historical and contemporary debates in feminism and gender studies, and examine the diversity of women’s literary practices across a range of centuries and genres.
  • Develop your skills as a researcher within a specific area of study by taking a special topic module.
  • Participate in the School of English's wider research culture through the School's period-based research groups, colloquia and postgraduate forum.

Further course information

Fees and funding

UK students
£11,120
International students
£23,530

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
pgeng@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2668