Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

English Literature

This programme combines taught modules and independent study to give students a firm grounding in the critical approaches to postgraduate study as well as the philosophies and methodologies of research in the humanities; students develop their knowledge and understanding of literature in the field of English literature before the culmination of the MRes, which is the opportunity to undertake in-depth and extended research in a specific English literature area of their choosing.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree; in exceptional circumstances, students with a lower 2nd and demonstrable knowledge of their subject matter may be admitted at the department's discretion; a sufficient command of the English language is required to complete the programme satisfactorily and to prepare and defend the thesis; applicants whose 1st language is not English, or who originate from countries whose national language is not English, are required to demonstrate English language proficiency to a minimum standard of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent; each applicant is required to submit a research proposal of approximately 1000 words detailing the focus of their MRes studies and demonstrating their enthusiasm and commitment towards the proposed subject.

Course modules

Modules: Critical approaches to postgraduate studies in the humanities and social sciences; research philosophies and methodologies; literature review, commentary and initial bibliography; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

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