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Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Culture (MLitt)

University of St Andrews School of English

Full time & Part time September Other One year full time or two years part time

About the course

The MLitt in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Culture is an intensive one-year taught programme run by the School of English. The course offers an all-round introduction to the literature of the 16th and 17th centuries, with particular focus on the work of William Shakespeare.


  • Covers both elite and popular writing, the influence of other continental vernaculars, and the importance of print and manuscript media. 
  • Expert paleography classes are offered within the School, and students have access to unique manuscript materials provided by the University’s Special Collections. 
  • Develop your skills as a researcher within a specific area of study by taking special topic modules in manuscript, print, speech and the editing of Renaissance texts. 
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Entry Requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a subject-related area.

English language proficiency.

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