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University of Essex

Join our Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies

Join our Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies and be part of a team of professional film specialists, award-winning dramatists, and published writers. Our graduates have gone on to become magazine editors, videographers, theatre practitioners, reporters and more.

Sound good? To make it even better we’re ranked first in the UK for Dance, Drama and Cinematics in the Times Good University Guide 2019 and we were awarded the title University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2018!

MA Literature

Join a diverse network of distinguished alumni including Booker Prize and Pulitzer Prize winners.

You’ll explore world literature in English. Studying a wealth of works from drama and literature, to lyric poetry, and the literature and performance of New York, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Moscow and London, there is something for all literature lovers!

MA American Literatures

We embrace U.S literature, Caribbean literatures and African American literature. Focusing on topics such as reality and the “American Dream”, the influence of violence and conflict in the American tropics on literature, and how cultural geography has been integrated into literary history.

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MA Creative Writing

We emphasis innovation and experimentation in creative practice. You’ll expand your use of creative writing techniques and hone your critical judgement of your own work. We host two Royal Literary Fund Fellows who meet with you one-to-one to offer valuable feedback and development opportunities.

MA Wild Writing, Literature and the Landscape

You’ll explore the wild landscapes of Britain and beyond, gain an understanding of environmental challenges and step beyond the seminar room and into the inspiring wild spaces East Anglia has to offer. We blend creativity with science, as you explore ecocriticism and develop your creative writing practice.

MA Scriptwriting (Theatre and Digital Media)

Express your unique voice through your writing You’ll produce a range of works and have the opportunity to see your work rehearsed and performed publicly in the Lakeside Theatre.

Take advantage of specialist masterclasses from professional playwrights and theatre practitioners to prepare you for writing your own full-length play with one-to-one supervision from an award-winning playwright tutor!

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MA Theatre Practice

If you’re passionate about performing arts, playwriting, directing and devising, MA Theatre Practice is the creative and versatile degree for you.

You’ll explore processes of theatre-making, delve into performance traditions and develop a deeper understanding of the theatrical world within your chosen area: acting; applied theatre; devising; directing and playwriting.

MA Film Studies

You’ll benefit from led masterclasses, take advantage of professional-standard film screening and editing facilities and gain knowledge in independent filmmaking practice. Our course will take you beyond Hollywood, by developing skills in both film production and analysis though critical appraisal.

MA Film and Literature

Explore the relationship between literature and film.

You’ll understand the complexity of translating literary texts to cinema through weekly seminars, screenings and discussions; gain a deep understanding of theoretical and practical interactions between a variety of cultural productions and focus on the craft of filmmaking.


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