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Full time & Part time September MA, PgDip, PgCert Full time: PGCert: 4 months, PGDip: 9 months, MA: 12 months; Part time: PGCert: 2 semesters, PGDip: 3 semesters, MA: 24 months

About the course

Our MA in English Literature offers an exciting and challenging course of graduate study covering a range of periods and genres from the Renaissance to the Contemporary.

During the course you will:

  • take core compulsory modules that provide a secure grounding in the key methods of postgraduate study
  • choose elective modules from a wide range of periods and genres
  • take Independent study modules and complete a dissertation to pursue a personalised project matching your interests.

You will study with internationally-renowned scholars who regularly publish in their field. And you will have access to inspiring, on-campus literary resources such as:

As well as full reader access to the Bodleian Library, one

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Entry Requirements

You should normally hold an upper second-class honours degree, or its equivalent, in English Literature or a related subject.

If it is some time since you completed your undergraduate education, or you do not meet the standard requirement, it may be possible to consider your application based on evidence of other relevant personal and professional experience, the support of your referees, and examples of written work.


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