MA English Literary Studies

Course Overview

The MA in English Literary Studies offers several different pathways each specialising in a period or area of study, and enabling students to craft a degree that suits them:

  • English Literary Studies which allows study across a range of periods and subjects
  • Early Modern Literature including Shakespeare and the Renaissance
  • Romantic and Victorian Literature
  • Modern and Contemporary Literary Studies including Film and Media
  • Critical-Creative Writing which combines critical approaches to writing with the practice of writing itself, including fiction and poetry
  • Literary and Cultural Studies which is taught with the Department of Sociology and explores contemporary debates in cultural theory

We offer a wide range of modules however not all modules are available every year.

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  • Research Methodology and Reflective Practice in English Literature I
  • Research Methodology and Reflective Practice in English Literature II
  • Affliction: Writing Illness and Disease in the Gothic Mode
  • Fiction and Revolution: The British and Irish Novel 1770-1820
  • Fusions
  • Literature and the Environment in Early Modern England
  • MA Pathway Special Subject
  • Nineteenth Century Literature: Place - Space - Text
  • Postcolonial Women's Writing
  • Romance and Realism
  • The Neoliberal Novel: Fiction, Politics and Economics 1979-
  • Tudor Gothic
  • Writing the Nineteenth Century City
  • £23,875 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time