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  English Language and Literature MA


University of Westminster    English and Creative Writing

Full time & Part time September, January MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of language and literature with the English Language and Literature MA programme. Delve into the intricate relationship between language and literary works, gaining a comprehensive understanding of English linguistics from various perspectives. Explore a diverse range of texts in their social, historical, and political contexts, equipping yourself with the skills for independent research. Ideal for those with a background in English language, literature, or related fields like TESOL, this programme offers a unique blend of core modules such as 'Writing the Self' and 'Multilingualism: Concepts and Applications'. With a focus on modern and contemporary literature and linguistic variation, you'll also have the opportunity to choose from a selection of option modules. Stand out in the academic world with analytical skills and a global perspective, preparing for diverse career paths in language-related fields. Join us and unlock your potential in the realm of English language and literature.

About the course

The English Language and Literature MA explores the interconnections between language and literature. Our course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the linguistic features of English from a wide range of perspectives (theoretical and applied, synchronic and diachronic), as well as leading you to explore a wide array of texts in connection with the social, historical and political circumstances from which they emerge. It will also equip you with the intellectual perspectives and scholarly skills to conduct independent

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant subject (eg English language, English literature or TESOL). Applicants may be required to attend an interview (either face to face or via Skype).

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing.

Applicants are required to submit one academic or professional reference.




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