Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Literary Studies (Eighteenth-Century Writing and Romanticism)

This course offers a dynamic engagement with 18th-century literature and Romanticism in their cultural contexts. The course provides students with a firm grounding in 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% 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. Each student will complete a Master's dissertation of 15,000 words which deals specifically with an area of 18th-century writing and romanticism in the 3rd semester.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
PgDip Part-time £ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months
PgDip Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months

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