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  English Literature - PgDip/PgCert/MA


Oxford Brookes University    Department of English and Modern Languages

Full time & Part time September PGDip, MA, PGCert 4 months full time, 2 semesters part time (PgCert), 9 months full time, 3 semesters part time (PgDip), 1 year full time, 2 years part time (MA)
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Are you ready to take your passion for English literature to new heights? Join the MA English Literature programme at Oxford Brookes and immerse yourself in a diverse range of literary works, from Elizabethan poems to modern stories set in the bustling streets of New York. This programme offers a unique opportunity to explore social issues such as gender, sexuality, and mental health through the lens of literature. With expert guidance, you'll conduct in-depth research and write a dissertation on a topic that fascinates you. Benefit from small teaching groups, renowned faculty, and the vibrant literary atmosphere of Oxford. Entry requirements include an upper second-class honours degree in English Literature or a related field, along with a writing sample that showcases your best work. Enhance your understanding of English literature, critical thinking skills, and research abilities, preparing you for a wide range of career paths in PR, marketing, research, teaching, and more. Don't miss the chance to be part of this close-knit community and expand your literary horizons.

About the course

Are you ready to take your love of English literature to a higher level?   

On the MA English Literature course at Oxford Brookes, you’ll explore everything from Elizabethan lyrics to New York stories. You’ll consider social issues such as gender, sexuality, and mental health through a literary lens. Your dissertation will enable you to explore an area you’re fascinated by, with expert support. On top of that, you’ll study in one of the world’s great literary cities.   

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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.

You also need to provide a writing sample; it should showcase your writing at its best. For many the sample would consist of an advanced-level undergraduate essay that features:

Close engagement with primary sources (literary texts and/or other evidence)
Critical engagement with secondary sources (scholarly criticism, and/or theory, where appropriate)
A formal scholarly apparatus (notes, bibliography, works cited, etc).


Fees

Home (UK) full time - £8,700 (Masters); £7,700 (Diploma); £4,350 (Certificate)
Home (UK) part time - £4,350
International full time - £15,800

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