Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University

English Literature

This course is suitable if for those wishing to broaden and extend their engagement with English Literature. Students will explore a range of literary genres, approaches, and themes within a post-Enlightenment context, from 1780 to the present day and will gain advanced knowledge of English literature, powers of literary critical analysis, research, independent scholarship, and knowledge transfer through excellent communication skills.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, normally an undergraduate Honours degree in an English related subject (or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules may include: Theorising literature: Critical frameworks; literature in time: The literature and culture of the 1980's; framing genre: The Bildungsroman; the dark side of literature: The gothic and death; author in focus: Tennyson's legacy and a family's archive; thematic threads: Paper houses in contemporary women's writing.

Assessment methods

Teaching will be based on independent research tasks feeding into regular small group seminar sessions. Through a combination of expert commentary and critical discussion, students will acquire the skills and frameworks required for a range of oral, written and research-oriented assessments. These literary assessments will develop advanced communication and presentation skills for a multiplicity of professional futures.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,950 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 4,950 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 825 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 825 per Module (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln LN1 3DY East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01522 583658