University of Manchester

University of Manchester

English Studies (Literature and Culture 1200-1700)

This programme reflects the (inter)disciplinary and (inter)period interests of a number of staff in English and American studies; students are taught by scholars who are at the forefront of their fields and are undertaking and publishing cutting-edge research; students are taught innovative, hands-on research techniques as well as key theoretical approaches; students are able to use a world-class research library; students are part of a dynamic graduate community; the department regularly runs postgraduate masterclasses by visiting speakers.

Entry requirements

A 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or its overseas equivalent, in English or a closely related area; for students whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 7.0 overall; TOEFL test a minimum score of 600 (paper test) or 250 (computer test) is expected.

Sponsorship information

UK and EU applicants may enter the AHRC competition (internal deadline in early March each year); this is highly competitive, and applicants should discuss applying with the Programme Director as soon as possible; some awards are usually offered by the School or department.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740