Taught course

Literature, Culture and Place

University of Strathclyde · School of Humanities

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent in English Literature or a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This course allows graduates with first degrees in literature, cultural studies, or related areas to take their studies to a more specialised level or in an entirely new direction. The MLitt in Literature, Culture and Place focuses on the way literary and cultural texts both shape and respond to the notion of place, exploring literary and theoretical approaches from a variety of contexts in the literature of modernity.

The course is unique in the UK. It combines a broad range of periods and places. Specialist expertise is provided by teaching staff, who are members of the Centre for Literature, Culture & Place. You’ll use rare local resources, such as:

For more information please see the course page.

Information for international students

You're required to have a suitable minimum level of competency in the English language if your first language is not English or if you have not been educated wholly or mainly in the medium of English.

For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years.

Pre-sessional courses in English are available.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see the website and the scholarship search for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months
part time
21 months


full time
4 months
part time
9 months

Further details of qualification

The course may be taken full time over 12 months or part-time over 24 months. Students who do not wish to take the full MLitt course have the option of graduating with a Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.

Course contact details

HaSS PGT Enquiries
0141 444 8600