University of York

University of York


Applicants will also receive training in research methods and skills appropriate to the stage they have reached and the nature of their work. This includes: Guidance on planning and writing your thesis; using bibliographic and archival resources (both electronic and printed); handling research data; making conference presentations; preparting and submitting material for publication; applying for jobs. Introductory classes in computing and word processing, various modern languages, palaeography, bibliography, and classical and medieval Latin are also available.

Entry requirements

Applicants for MA programmes in English and related literature will normally be expected to have obtained upper 2nd Class Honours, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject. Before writing your research proposals, we advise you to consult the list of staff research interests and try to identify potential supervisors in the department. When making their application, candidates are advised to make their research proposals as specific and clear as possible. Where possible, they should indicate the member(s) of staff that they would wish to work with.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MA Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
MA Full-time April 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time April 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 323369