Loughborough University

Loughborough University


This programme takes account of Twenty First Century developments in the field, giving students a trans-historical and often multi-disciplinary research approach to a set of broad, founding concepts and making sure they are up-to-date with the evolving digital focus of recent research in English studies. Research specialisms include American studies and the literary periods Early Modern, Victorian, and Modern and Contemporary. Additional areas of expertise include linguistics, Irish studies, drama, and the history of the book. We guarantee all students that each module will include components relating to our stated research specialisms. Study areas include resources for advanced research, research mentorship, icons and iconoclasts, boundaries and transgressions, texts and technology, and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent in English, drama or a related subject.

Course modules

Icons and iconoclasts; resources for advanced research; research mentorship; semester 2; boundaries and transgressions; texts and technologies; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules may be assessed by in a range of ways, for example by essays ranging in length between 2,000 words and 5,000 words, by learning journals, presentations or the use of online resources. The final Dissertation module (60 credits) is 15,000.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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