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If you want to undertake further English literature study with an MA, but don't want to specialise in any one area, MA English Literature may be the perfect course for you. With such a wide range of expertise in the department, you have the option to choose units from the MAs in Medieval Studies, Shakespeare, Victorian Literature, Art and Culture and specialist options in Modernism and Contemporary Literature. The course is ideal if you are interested in more than one period of English literature, or if you want to combine or juxtapose the literatures and genres of different periods.
You'll choose the equivalent of two whole courses from across the four MA literature programmes and research a 12,000-15,000 word dissertation as well as the unifying course of the MA, 'Methods and
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UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1); or equivalent in relevant subjects ; Candidates with professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area may be considered. Applicants may be asked to submit a sample of recent written work, such as two short essays or an extract from a dissertation
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