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University of Dundee

English Studies (MLitt)

A literature degree offering specialist options in each of the major literary periods, from Old English to the present day.

Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to have a 2:1 honours degree in English or a related discipline. Applicants with alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience may also be considered. Students should provide, along with their postgraduate application, copies of their degree transcript and, if applicable, a copy of their degree award certificate, two reference letters and written work in a subject relevant to literary study. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules may include: Medieval and Renaissance literature; history of the book, 1500-1800; Arthurian literature from Chaucer to Malory and beyond; the history of drama (from the Greeks to the Victorians); exploring old English texts; special author (directed reading); 18th- and 19th-century literature; history of the book, 1500-1800; the Scottish novel; Arthurian literature from Chaucer to Malory and beyond; approaches to film adaptation; the history of drama (from the Greeks to the Victorians); British and Irish poetry, 1680-1830; textuality and visual culture; the pictured page (literature to comics); literature and society, 1750-1900; the Irish novel; special author (directed reading); modern and contemporary literature; the Scottish novel; constructing identities (self, subject and persona in contemporary poetry); Virginia Woolf; the history of drama (from the Greeks to the Victorians); the pictured page (literature to comics); the Irish novel; the literature of Hollywood; writing, texts and books; Joyce and the cinema; postwar American fiction and transatlantic exchange; textuality and visual culture; gender, ethnicity, text (contemporary readings); special author (directed reading).

Assessment methods

Extended essays, a dissertation and an independent piece of work based on primary texts and sources.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
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 12,950 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 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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