University of South Wales

University of South Wales


This course is an opportunity to conduct in-depth research on a topic of choice from the field of modern literary studies, relative to an area of staff expertise.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in English or English related subjects (2.1 or above); non-standard qualifications and experiential learning are also be taken into account; applicants for whom English is not their 1st language are required to have an IELTS score of 8.0; all applicants for research degrees must submit an application form accompanied by a research proposal.

Course modules

Modules include: Researching literature; options: romanticism; 19th-century literature; 20th-century and contemporary literature; women�s writing of the 19th and 20th centuries; feminist theory; Welsh women�s writing; Welsh writing in English; gothic studies; science and literature; literature of travel; religious poetry.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 3 separate pieces of coursework totalling approximately 5,000 words; the dissertation should be 25,000-30,000 words in length.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 3,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time £ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 3,720 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

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