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English Literary Sudies (MLitt)

Course Description

The MLitt in English Literary Studies is primarily intended to provide a basis for undertaking research in English literature including the literature of Scotland and Ireland. Research 'training' involves the acquisition of practical skills and knowledge, and of specialised knowledge and understanding of literary periods and literary issues which will be directly relevant to each candidate's proposed field of research.

First Semester
Approaching Literature
Novel Ideas: Reading Prose Fiction
Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Literature
Critical Approaches to Literature, Science and Medicine
Special Study in Language and Literature

Second Semester
Contemporary Irish and Scottish Women's Fiction
Irish and Scottish Science Fiction
Special Study in Language and Literature
Locations and Dislocations: the Role of Place in Literature
Creative Writing: Narrative, Medicine, Psychology
The Making of Middle Scots
Scott in Context: Walter Scott and His World

English Literary Studies: Dissertation

Qualification: MLitt

Visit the English Literary Sudies (MLitt) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

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Entry Requirements

A good second-class Honours degree in English or its equivalent, or at a level deemed equivalent. IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).

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