University of Manchester

University of Manchester

English Studies

This course offers a number of pathways in addition to the generic one in English Studies: literature and culture, 1200-1700; postcolonial literatures and cultures; modernism and after; and contemporary literature and culture.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, normally in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Modules include: History of the book (compulsory on literature and culture, 1200-1700); postcolonial literatures, theories and genres (compulsory on postcolonial literatures and cultures); modernism and its margins (compulsory on modernism and after); reading the contemporary (compulsory on contemporary literature and culture). Optional modules: key texts in twentieth century literary and critical theory; Shakespeare and theory; Jane Austen: new approaches; contemporary fiction; contemporary Irish and Scottish fiction; troy stories (from Chaucer to Shakespeare); queer cinema and beyond.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

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