Cardiff University

Cardiff University

English Literature

The course aims to get students involved in research, the arts and the media, or employment requiring high-level skills in analysis or advanced subject knowledge.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or equivalent in English literature or a humanities subject. In addition copies of 2 essays on a literary topic (undergraduate essays are welcome) and photocopies of all relevant supporting documentation (eg degree certificates, transcripts) must be submitted.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a 4,000 word essay (or equivalent assessment) and a 16-20,000 word supervised dissertation.

Sponsorship information

AHRC (by competition); ESRC.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 74722