This course offers a broad engagement with English literature with the opportunity to develop expertise in 1 of a number of specialist areas. By studying the latest developments in critical theory and research methodology students cultivate the necessary skills to undertake their 15000-word dissertation: an extensive piece of critical research in the student's chosen area. Students also develop a host of transferable skills which they may deploy in a range of other academic or employment contexts.
A good 2.2 Honours degree (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5% or above in a related subject. IELTS score of 7.0 or a TOEFL score of 100 (internet based) for international students.
Core modules: research skills in English studies 1: methods and materials; research skills in English studies 2: tackling textualities.
Assessment takes the form of: research proposal, including a related bibliographic element; a case study; examined oral presentations; and 6,000-word assignments. Each student will complete a MA Dissertation of 15,000 words which deals with an area of chosen study in the 3rd semester.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
Department of English and Creative Writing