University of East London

University of East London

Narrative Research

Narrative research is growing in popularity within academic social science and applied social policy areas; within cultural studies, there are increasing numbers of researchers and students who use narrative analysis; narrative studies are methodologically and theoretically very diverse, and students require academic experience in the area in order to be able to use them effectively; the course aims to familiarise students with narrative theories and train them in a range of narrative research methodologies.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 1st Class or 2nd Class Honours degree. This degree should be in a relevant field of study. Applicants holding an honours degree in a field of study which is not of obvious relevance may also be considered. Applicants who are not graduates but who have relevant research or professional experience may also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Narrative research. Options include: Life-course narratives; subjects in culture; psychosocial analysis of forced migration; narrative practice; dissertation; genealogical research strategies; political narratives; feminist postcolonialism; orientalism, gender, sexuality.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays; seminar presentations; reports; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,990 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,165 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Docklands Campus Newham E16 2RD South East

Key information

Applicant Enquiries
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0208 223 3333