University of Sheffield
This is our most flexible course. It�s designed to let you explore, then specialise in the specific pathway that interests you. American Literature pathway: Develop your knowledge across a range of fields including urban studies, gender studies, race studies, travel writing, postcolonial writing, autobiographical and epistolary studies. You�ll cover contemporary and recent American fiction and the way �real history� appears in the texts. You are also able to take modules in American history offered by the History Department. If you intend to continue to PhD study, you�ll get essential research training. An English Literature masters from Sheffield is the mark of an independent thinker, a skilled researcher, someone who can bring complex projects to fruition. Our graduates go into teaching, management and consultancy, advertising, journalism, publishing, and all branches of the arts � especially theatre, film and creative writing. Our courses are also excellent preparation for a PhD.
At least a 2.1 or the international equivalent in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English Literature. For the Literary-Linguistics pathway, you need a 2.1 in English literature, language or linguistics � or a related subject such as history, philosophy or modern languages. English language requirements - overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Modules: memory and narrative in contemporary literature; exchanging letters: art and correspondence in twentieth-century American culture; tales of the city; analysis of film; white like me; rocket-state cosmology. Optional modules: memory and narrative in contemporary literature; exchanging letters: art and correspondence in twentieth-century American culture; tales of the city; analysis of film; animal writes: beasts and humans in twentieth and twenty first century fiction; white like me; rocket-state cosmology; the rise of the gothic.
You�ll be assessed on your essays, coursework and a 15,000- word dissertation.
There are a number of studentships and fee bursaries available, funded by the University. Deadlines for funding applications are usually in winter/early spring.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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