Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

English (Poetry: Creativity and Criticism)

This programme is designed to enable students to acquire knowledge and understanding of a wide range of poetry written in English in the major literary traditions of Ireland, Britain and the United States of America in terms of its formal properties and its critical, social, intellectual and political contexts.

Entry requirements

MA: A good 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. PG Diploma: Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. All applicants are required to submit a piece of written work to assess their suitability for this programme. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced literary studies; literary research methods; making knowledge work; developing research specialisms; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through: Practical exercises; essays; seminar presentations; and a 15,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,730 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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School of English
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