Bangor University

Bangor University

English Literature

The course develops students intellectual interests, while teaching the disciplines involved in advanced literary-critical research; students should have a good idea of a period, topic, or author(s) they would like to study.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate BA Honours degree at 2.1 in English literature, or a related subject, demonstrating high achievement in elements relevant to the proposed research or equivalent experience. They should also, in their applications, outline the area in which they wish to specialise. Where English is not the native language/language of instruction: An IELTS score of 6.5 with no element below 6.0 is required.

Course modules

Part 1 compulsory module: introduction to literary theory, scholarship and research plus optional modules: open essays (30 credits each): supervised essays on topics of the student's own choice; pre-modern travel; myth and the early modern author; early modern performance texts; medieval Arthur; the European renaissance; welsh literature in English; medieval and early modern women's devotional writing; material texts and contexts; revolution/modernity 1790-1930; part 2: dissertation (60 credits): a substantial piece (20,000 words) of scholarly research, on a subject of the student's own choice and discussed in detail with a chosen supervisor.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Director of Graduate Studies
Telephone number: 
01248 383044