University of York
Renaissance Literature 1500-1700
Applicants for MA programmes in English and Related Literature will normally be expected to have obtained upper second-class honours, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.
Core modules include: Reading the Renaissance; research skills training programme; dissertation. Available options may include: Classical presences in early modern culture; objects and the early modern; the Reformation and the stage; religion and the Book; Shakespeare; theatres of revenge; Renaissance and early modern studies (CREMS elective); medicine and spiritual healing in the early modern world (history elective); neighbours (social relations in the age of the Reformation, 1500-1700, history elective); speculation (culture, knowledge and finance in England, 1650-1750, history elective); interpreting northern Renaissance art (history of art elective); Sir Christopher Wren (history of art elective); the work of art c.1550-1750 (redeeming matter, history of art elective). Option modules will vary from year to year.
Four assessed essays of 4,500 words. A 15,000-20,000-word dissertation, written in consultation with a supervisor on an agreed topic.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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