University of Reading

University of Reading

English

* Freedom to choose your own pathway through bespoke strands * Small group teaching with lots of one-to-one interaction with lecturers * Hands-on involvement with unique archival materials * Careful advice at every stage * Unique interdisciplinary modules **English Literature at Reading** Choose from a distinctive range of master's programmes and actively engage with the University's world-leading archives and special collections. Our master's teaching at the University of Reading is highly rated for its friendliness and expertise. You will be taught in small groups, with lecturers and professors leading discussion and giving lectures. There are three teaching terms, and assessment is by essays and a dissertation written over the summer. You will be given an expert supervisor for your dissertation, who will meet with you for a number of one-to-one advice sessions. Our master's are taught programmes, but they also provide appropriate research training for those going on to PhDs. As part of this, you will actively engage with the University's world-leading archives and special collections. As a master's student in this thriving and dynamic Department, you will be welcomed at a number of special events, including research seminars and guest lectures. We have concentrated expertise in early modern studies, Samuel Beckett, children's literature, and writing and publishing history.

Course modules

**Compulsory modules in Autumn Term: Modern English Studies and Materiality and Textuality.** **Options modules include:** * Beckett **Creative and Critical Writing** * Diasporas of the Mind - Minority Literature in Britain * Identity and Otherness in the Early Modern Period **Literature and the New Science** * Philip Roth * The Unruly Stage in Shakespeare's London * Victorian Innovations * Wilde

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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