Brunel University London

Brunel University London

English Literature

The course aims to introduce students to the advanced study of a wide range of literatures in English, from the early modern to the contemporary period. Postgraduate students will explore the diversity of literary and cultural production through innovative modules designed to cross disciplinary, historical, and geographical boundaries, thereby offering a wide scope within which students of the masters can develop their own interests.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have obtained a UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a related discipline. Candidates of the Master's in English literature may be considered with a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a related discipline and will be assessed on an individual basis. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 70 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: reading cultures 1 and 2; research and study methods; writing now; the Brontes; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed using a variety of methods including written work (essays and dissertation), oral presentations, seminar attendance and performance, and organisation and planning of the dissertation. Some assessments will be formative, i.e students will be given feedback but not graded; this will enable them to improve and work towards graded assessments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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