Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

English

This course covers a range of periods and genres from the Renaissance to the Contemporary. The course enables students to develop subject expertise at an advanced level, and carry out independent research projects in their own areas of interest. There are 3 different Master's pathways; early modern literature, 19th century culture, or modern and contemporary writing and culture.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree, or its equivalent, in English Literature or a related subject. Applicants with evidence of other relevant personal and professional experience, support of referees, and examples of written work are encouraged to apply. If English is not the 1st language applicants need to provide certification of their English language proficiency. For this course students need an IELTS score of at least 7, with at least 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules include: key concepts and methods in humanities research; class and emotion in Shakespeare; Shakespeare and his afterlife; romanticisms; Victorian texts: visions and revisions; modern and contemporary fiction; 20th-century texts; independent study; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is entirely by written work. There are no examinations.

Sponsorship information

Support may be available from the Arts and Humanities Research Board postgraduate studentship scheme; John Henry Brookes Scholarship available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,320 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,320 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,320 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,320 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,850 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,720 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,720 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,720 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,720 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 4 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

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