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The MA in English Literature aims to deepen your passion for literature while developing the rigorous specialist skills essential to postgraduate-level research. With the help and support of a distinguished English department, we aim to provide a stimulating and challenging intellectual experience in a friendly, supportive environment.
The programme offers four pathways, which build on the core research strengths of the department:
If you wish to focus on a particular period you may follow a single pathway. Alternatively, if you want to broaden your engagement with English literature, you may choose no pathway, and combine optional
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An upper second-class honours degree with a final average of 65 per cent or above (or international equivalent) in English literature or a related subject, and 65 or above in any dissertation component. Non-traditional qualifications/routes may also be considered.
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Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol combines a proud tradition of academic excellence with an independent and forward-thinking spirit. We attract the best and brightest students from more than 150 countries, creating a rich and exciting international community.Read more
One of the best things about the course is the research seminars, which really enrich my learning experience. The groups are lively, informative and fun and the course has equipped me well for going in to further study.
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