Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London


The principal aim of the programme is to study the full range of Shakespeare's dramatic and poetic works more closely and comprehensively than is possible at undergraduate level; the hallmark of the programme is its detailed engagement with the works themselves.

Entry requirements

Minimum good 2nd class Honours degree in English (single or joint) or a related discipline normally required, or equivalent overseas qualification; applicants whose 1st language is not English require a high level of competence in spoken and written English.

Course modules

The works, plays & poetry; King Lear, critical debate and creative response; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by essays and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

University, college and departmental awards; AHRB awards for UK/EU students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,855 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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