Canterbury Christ Church University
A good honours degree, defined as a first class or second class honours degree, in English or a relevant subject discipline. Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.
Entry requirements for international students whose first language is not English include an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
The course offers opportunities to those who wish to pursue an eclectic generalist programme of modules and to those who seek specialisation in particular areas of literary study. You'll therefore enrol on one of four pathways: MA in English Literature; MA in English (Literatures of Childhood); MA in English (Literatures Victorian and Modern); MA in English (Literatures Medieval and Early Modern).
For more details on pathways please contact the School of Humanities.
Full-time students choose 5 option modules from the list below: 2 in Term One and 3 in Term Two.
Part-time students choose 1 option module in Term One and 2 in Term Two of their first year and 1 in Term One and 1 in Term Two of their second year.
(Please note: modules may sometimes run in a different term depending on staff availability).
* Imagining England: Landscape and Identity in Medieval and Early Modern Literature (20 credits)
* Modern and Contemporary Literature of Childhood (20 credits)
* Victorian Crime Fiction (20 credits)
* Case Studies in Early Modern Literature (20 credits)
* Classic Children's Literature (20 credits)
* Literature of the Fin de Siècle (20 credits)
* Literature and War from 1914 to the Present (20 credits)
Students taking the MA in English Literature pathway may choose any five options and may write their dissertation on an approved topic in any area of English literature for which a supervisor is available.
Students taking the MA in English (Literatures of Childhood) pathway must include the two option modules marked * and write their dissertation on an approved topic in children's literature.
Students taking the MA in English (Literatures Victorian and Modern) pathway must include at least two of the modules marked # and write their dissertation on an approved topic in Victorian and/or Modern literature.
Students taking the MA in English (Literatures Medieval and Early Modern) pathway must include the two modules marked ^ and write their dissertation on an approved topic in Medieval and/or Early Modern literature.
Assessment is mainly by a range of written coursework including research essays and a 15,000-word dissertation. There are no exams.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2017||-||2 years|
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