Literary Linguistics 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) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Are you a literature lover with a curious mind? Dive deeper into the world of language and literature with our Literary Linguistics MA programme. This interdisciplinary course explores the intricate relationship between language and literature, from discourse analysis to cognitive poetics. You'll have the opportunity to work with leading scholars in the field and develop your own research interests. With a focus on creative thinking, you'll become an expert in literary linguistics. Entry requirements include a 2:1 (or international equivalent) in English language/literature or a related arts or humanities subject. Join us on this exciting journey of uncovering the secrets behind our favourite literary texts.

About the course

This course is for the curious. It’s designed for literature lovers who want to explore beyond the surface, questioning how the very language in our favourite literary texts works.

We will explore the role of language in literature, using approaches from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics, from cognitive poetics to narratology. We believe that linguistics and literary study cannot be separated, and aim to turn you into a creative-thinking interdisciplinary expert in literary linguistics.

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the leading scholars in this field, as you develop your own thinking and follow your own research interests.

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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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