University of Sheffield
Eighteenth-Century Studies (English Literature)
Study eighteenth-century literature to develop a broad range of advanced skills. The focus is on the interface between historical and literary approaches, and you�ll be introduced to current academic debates and research methods in the field. 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. For the equivalent grades for your country. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: the eighteenth century: research approaches. Optional modules: British poetry in the long eighteenth-century; the rise of the gothic; poetry and its contexts; fiction and reality; humans, animals, monsters and machines: from Gulliver�s travels to king Kong; sex and death in the eighteenth century.
You�ll be assessed on your essays 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||£ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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