Lancaster University

Lancaster University

English Literary Studies

This course offers several different pathways each specialising in a period or area of study, and enabling students to craft a degree that suits them: English literary studies which allows study across a range of periods and subjects; early modern literature including Shakespeare and the Renaissance; romantic and Victorian literature; modern and contemporary literary studies including film and media; critical-creative writing which combines critical approaches to writing with the practice of writing itself, including fiction and poetry; literary and cultural studies which is taught with the Department of Sociology and explores contemporary debates in cultural theory.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in English literature or related subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Dissertation; research methodologies. Optional modules: Bodies and spirits in early modern culture; politics and place in early modern literature; post-colonial women's writing and film; contemporary gothic: text and screen; posthumanism: literature after the human; on location in the lakes; visionaries or madmen: science and literature in the romantic period; writing the 19th-century city; narrative, new media and digital storytelling; writing long fiction; writing poetry.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, dissertation and research methodology portfolio.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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