Northumbria University, Newcastle
Internationally recognised scholars in English Literature teach this intensive research-focused Masters degree. You'll work with cutting-edge research-active staff to push forward the latest developments in literary criticism. The English division in the Department of Humanities has a number of exciting and interdisciplinary research groups, with particular strengths in the Early Modern period, the Long Eighteenth Century, Modernism, Gender, and Popular Culture. You'll have the opportunity to develop your own scholarly interests by researching and writing a 20,000 word dissertation. Recent MRes projects have encompassed a range of subjects including a feminist critique of the Tomb Raider video game franchise, the female authorship of eighteenth-century medical tracts, and an examination of loss in the works of Joseph Conrad. Whether taken for the love of literature, or for personal or professional development, the MRes will enhance skills such as communication, self-management and project planning.
Master of Research - MRes: Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in English, or a related discipline. Applicants will also be required to submit a satisfactory 500-word original research proposal and attend a formal interview face to face or by telephone or Skype. International qualifications If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language requirements International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications
Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Master of Research - MRes||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Centre Campus||NE1 8ST||North East|
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