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  English Studies MA


University of Nottingham    School of English

Full time & Part time September MA Full-time: 12 months | Part-time: 24 to 36 months
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Immerse yourself in the world of literature with the English Studies MA at the University of Nottingham. Delve into the rich history of literary giants like Lord Byron and DH Lawrence in the vibrant city that inspired them. Tailor your degree with a diverse range of module options, from Drama and Creative Writing to Medieval Literature and Language. Develop your creative writing skills under the guidance of published poets and authors. The programme's structure includes six 20-credit modules for full-time students and a 60-credit dissertation. Small seminar groups foster engaging discussions and peer mentoring ensures a supportive academic community. Stand out in the job market with transferable skills and a high employability rate. To join this prestigious programme, you'll need a 2:1 in English language/literature or a related arts or humanities subject. Elevate your passion for literature and embark on a rewarding academic journey with the English Studies MA.

About the course

At Nottingham, we go beyond a love of books. Here, you will study in the city that was home to Lord Byron, DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe.

Our students benefit from access to special collections and the expertise of academics based in the Centre for Regional Literature and Culture, the Institute for Name Studies, the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age, and the Institute for Medieval Research.

We will introduce you to our core subject-areas within English studies and explore the relationship between texts and their historical, cultural and social contexts. Our optional module selection means you can tailor your degree to what interests you the most, or even specialise in several areas at once, including:

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Entry Requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in English language/literature or a related arts or humanities subject


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