MA English Literature


University of Liverpool    Department of English

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Are you passionate about English Literature and eager to take your literary scholarship to the next level? Look no further than the English Literature MA programme at Liverpool. This flexible and bespoke course allows you to explore a wide range of genres and historical periods, from Renaissance to Science Fiction. With small class sizes and expert teaching staff, you'll develop advanced research skills and critical thinking abilities. Graduates of this programme have a wide range of career opportunities and many continue on to PhD studies. So, if you're ready to dive into the world of literature, this programme is the perfect fit for you.

About the course

Studying for an English Literature MA at Liverpool allows you to advance your literary scholarship and pursue areas of interest across a wide variety of genres and historical periods.

You will have the opportunity to study a wide range of literary disciplines, genres and themes. Our general pathway offers a flexible and bespoke route of study, allowing you to take modules from across other MA English Literature pathways, such as Renaissance and Eighteenth Century, Victorian, Modern and Contemporary, and Science Fiction.

We look to equip our students with the knowledge and confidence to reflect critically and creatively on the practices, contexts and real-world applications of literary study.

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Entry Requirements

For entry to our master’s programmes a good 2:1 honours degree in English studies or a similar subject is required.

Applicants will be asked to submit a sample of written work (e.g. an essay from your undergraduate studies) as part of the application process. You will be contacted in regard to this once you have submitted your application.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place.




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