University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

English Studies

This course provides an opportunity to specialise simultaneously in several areas of English Studies: literature 1500 to the present, English language and applied linguistics, drama and medieval literature and language. It introduces students to the multidisciplinary dimensions of English Studies and provides advanced knowledge of the current state of scholarship. Students on the programme develop advanced research skills, have the opportunity to explore a range of specialist topics and construct individual programmes of study according to interests.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) including: relevant linguistic and/or literary studies. Excluding: sciences or mathematics background. Other requirements: transcripts are required. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: approaches to text; psycholinguistics 1; psycholinguistics 2; old Norse texts; literary geographies; Shakespeare, space and place; D H Lawrence and modernism; investigating health communication; old English; the gothic; intercultural communication; performance: contexts and frameworks; advanced study module (medieval); middle English romance; literary linguistics 1; world English's 1; discourse analysis 1; discourse analysis 2; language and gender 1; language and gender 2; narratology: cognition and literature: what is literature: dickens and language; consciousness in fiction.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands
On line/Distance Learning

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