Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

English Literature

MA English Literature at LJMU offers you the opportunity to pursue advanced study, at the leading edges of the subject, within a vibrant community of scholars. - Embark on this interdisciplinary MA that studies literature in its diverse forms as a way of exploring complex questions about what it means to be human - Enjoy a thematic approach to study, based around ideas of place, mobility, bodies and objects - Explore an eclectic range of texts, periods, theories and genres within these broad themes - Join a supportive research culture and work alongside emerging and established scholars at the cutting-edge of their subject - Benefit from a valuable foundation for progression to doctoral research and many other careers in the cultural and heritage industries The course explores the deeper potential of that most eclectic and interdisciplinary of subjects-English-and extends your reading and research into exciting new areas. You will master skills of research, analysis, argument and writing that are both a vital preparation for doctoral research and highly valued by employers.

Entry requirements

Master of Arts - MA (PG): You will need: 2:1 or above in Literature, Cultural History, or a related subject Additional information: Applications are welcomed from highly motivated, non-standard entry students with relevant experience, but without the necessary formal qualifications IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 (minimum 7.0 in written work) in each component) Pearson requirements: 59-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme You may need to meet university staff as part of the selection process If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Prospective applicants are advised to contact the Programme Leader for further information. Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your course is made up of a number of core and option modules which are part of the course framework. Core modules Mobilities (30 credits) Place (30 credits) Research Methods for English Studies (30 credits) Optional modules Bodies (30 credits) Objects (30 credits) Public Culture and Collaborative Practice (30 credits) Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessments have been designed to develop a creative engagement with different material and confirm your confidence in the discipline. There will be a variety of assessments spread across modules, including in-class presentations, posters, online contributions, critical reflections and portfolios. The most common piece of assessment will be the extended essay, allowing you to develop advanced techniques of reading, research, writing and presentation. The course concludes with your completion of a major piece of coursework: a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (England) 2 Years
Master of Arts - MA (PG) Part-time September 2019 28 per Credit (EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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01512315175