University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

English Literary Studies

This course is intended to provide a basis for undertaking research in English literature including the literature of Scotland and Ireland. Research 'training' involves the acquisition of practical skills and knowledge, and of specialised knowledge and understanding of literary periods and literary issues which will be directly relevant to each candidate's proposed field of research.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in English literature or equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 6.0 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary by individual course, and include essays, reports, presentations, written exercises and written and oral examinations. The MLitt also requires a 15,000 word dissertation, while the diploma consists of coursework alone.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MLitt Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MLitt Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MLitt Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MLitt Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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