• University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • Regent’s University London Featured Masters Courses
  • Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
University of West London Featured Masters Courses
University of St Andrews Featured Masters Courses
University of Kent Featured Masters Courses
University of Southampton Featured Masters Courses
University of London International Programmes Featured Masters Courses

MA in English (by research)

Course Description

About research degrees

The length and duration of the programme depends on the level, as follows:
*MA: up to 30,000 words over one year (two years part-time)
*MPhil: up to 50,000 words over two years (four years part-time)
*PhD: up to 80,000 words over three years (six years part-time)

It is sometimes possible for MA by research students to transfer to a MPhil (and subsequently to a PhD) at the end of their MA year without having to make a new application. Such a transfer would be done without having the MA conferred, and your MA dissertation may be used as the basis for part of the thesis. The MA year will be counted as the first year of the MPhil/PhD.

Research training

Whichever course you choose, you will also receive training in research methods and skills appropriate to the stage they have reached and the nature of their work. This includes:
*guidance on planning and writing your thesis
*using bibliographic and archival resources (both electronic and printed)
*handling research data
*making conference presentations
*preparting and submitting material for publication
*applying for jobs

Introductory classes in computing and word processing, various modern languages, palaeography, bibliography, and classical and medieval Latin are also available.

Visit the MA in English (by research) page on the University of York website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2.i (upper second class honours degree), or overseas equivalent, in an appropriate subject.

Email Enquiry

Recipient: University of York

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X