University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

English Literature (Medieval Literature)

This programme allows students to pursue individual projects in Scottish and/or English literature within a wider interdisciplinary understanding of the period as a whole; whether students' interests lie in major figures such as Chaucer, Langland, The Gawain Poet, Malory, Skelton, Henryson, Dunbar, Douglas or Lyndsay, in less well-known or anonymous writers, the romance tradition, lyric poetry or drama, or in the relationships between literature, society and politics.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree in relevant discipline, normally English literature; applicants must supply a sample of written work and a brief research proposal; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 3,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Graduate School Administrator
Telephone number: 
0131 650 4114