University of East London

University of East London

Narrative Research

This course provides an overview of narrative research methodologies and approaches to analysis. It explores 3 key areas: oral personal narratives; written narratives; and visual narratives. It addresses questions such as how people come to see themselves as distinct subjects about whom a story can be told, the role of memory in people's accounts of their lives, and how class, ethnicity, gender and other social characteristics shape the stories people tell.

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.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework totalling 6000 words approximately.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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