Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University


This student driven Master's course prepares for PhD level study or to gain English studies research skills and knowledge for professional development. Supported by expert scholars and researchers, this course enables students to research an aspect of English literature and become a specialist in their area. Students: complete a major project of their choice in any aspect of English literature, language, linguistics or critical theory; gain a detailed understanding and practical experience of research methods and approaches; work closely with internationally-recognised scholars and researchers who are experts in their fields; join a highly flexible course with individually tailored supervision sessions.

Entry requirements

Typically an English undergraduate degree of 2.1 or higher. Those with related undergraduate degrees of 2.1 or higher are considered on individual merit. A research proposal needs to be submitted. If English is not the student's 1st language they typically need a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 and to submit a sample of written, critical work.

Course modules

Research skills training; 30,000 word dissertation.

Assessment methods

30,000 word dissertation and viva.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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