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Our MA in English Literature is taught by a team of distinguished critics, scholars and creative writers, all working at the cutting edge of their disciplines. As well as developing your skills as a critical thinker, you will join a thriving intellectual community, and benefit from a range of guest seminars and masterclasses, many of which are organized through our Institute of Creative and Critical Writing.
What's covered in the course?
The course is aimed at undergraduates who want to take their interest in literature to the next level, as a career development opportunity or simply for the love of the subject. Students with interests in both literary criticism and creative writing can opt to take a module from our MA in Creative Writing.
At the centre of the course is the module
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2.2 or above in English Literature or relevant subject.
Alternative equivalent professional qualifications and experience may be considered.
Online interviews will be offered at the discretion of the course team.
For anyone who has studied at undergraduate level in a non-English-speaking country, we also require an English Language qualification equivalent to a British Council IELTS score of 7.0, with no score in any category under 6.5.
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"This new MA has been in development for quite some time, and everyone involved in teaching literature at BCU is really excited about welcoming the first cohort of students to Birmingham"
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