Swansea University

Swansea University

English Literature

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This course offers students a wide range of options in English studies and draws on the individual research expertise of members of staff. As well as choosing modules from the English Literature programme, students can select modules in any combination from other specialist programmes offered by the department, such as Welsh writing in English, creative writing, and literature modules from other programmes taught in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Angela Carter; Fin'amor and marriage in the medieval English secular lyric; gender and humour in medieval and early modern Europe; gender trouble (the medieval anchorite and issues of wombs and tombs); lost in Europe (history, biography, ideology through the short Twentieth Century (1914-89); modernist writing in London, Paris and New York; neo-Victorian mutinies (gender and racial trauma in neo-Victorian fictions (and film)); research practice (in English); study and research skills in humanities; the modernist novel (James Joyce); the romantic sublime; 'the unsex'd females' (women writers and the French Revolution); women writers of the 1940s; women writing India.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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