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This is our most flexible course. It’s designed to let you explore modules from across our degree programmes to create your own pathway.
You can choose to focus your studies in a particular specialism through our pathways in American Literature, Film, Gothic Studies and Literary Linguistics among others, or choose from any of the modules to create the degree that best suits your interests.
Teaching is by seminars.
You’ll be assessed on your essays, coursework and a 15,000-word dissertation.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
At least a 2:1 honours degree in English literature, language, linguistics, or a related discipline (e.g. history, philosophy, modern languages) is usually required.
English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Please use this lookup tool to find the fees for this course: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.
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