Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Literary Studies (Medieval and Renaissance Writing)

This course offers students a dynamic engagement with the literature of these periods in its various cultural contexts. The course provides a firm knowledge of the latest developments in literary criticism and analysis. It also provides students with the key skills to undertake their own detailed research project successfully.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 per cent or above in a related subject. IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 (internet-based) for international students.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of: a research proposal, including a related bibliographic element; a case study; examined oral presentations; and 6,000-word assignments. In their 3rd semester, each student will complete a Master's dissertation of 15,000 words which deals specifically with an area of Medieval and Renaissance writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,625 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of English and Creative Writing
Telephone number: 
01970 621945