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If you love reading, writers and the periods of historical culture surrounding their creativity, this programme gives you a deep understanding of literature in the UK across time, with the opportunity to create prose yourself. We love literature and there is plenty here to choose from in a University which has collected and studied literature since the Middle Ages with some very exciting periods and texts for you to enjoy.
Not only do you gain an understanding of the social and cultural issues of specific periods of time, symbolism, moral dilemmas expressed in story telling, but you understand motivations and influences in society of that time. You study people like Sir Walter Scott, contemporary writers like A.L. Kennedy and others, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the image of 'Scotland' or
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A good second-class Honours degree in English or its equivalent, or at a level deemed equivalent. IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE)
English Language Requirements
Pre-Sessional English Language Support
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Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest University in the UK with an impressive global research and innovation history which includes 5 Nobel Prize winners, and the invention of insulin and colour photography. It attracts over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking postgraduate taught and research study.Read more
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