M.A. English Literary Studies

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15680 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6650 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| York, England, United Kingdom
The MA in English Literary Studies is the most flexible of all our MAs and the only one that allows you to select modules from across the whole range offered by the Department.

Description

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There are no compulsory modules on this MA: you simply choose the four modules which interest you most. It thus provides exceptional opportunities if you want to work across different literary periods and genres.

Options range from modules on poetry or drama from the medieval to the modern, to modules on gender or space from the Renaissance through to the postmodern. You could choose some of our modules on film or postcolonial studies, or, in some cases, select an option module from another department - such as History, Politics or Philosophy - and enrich your options even further.

You will develop an understanding of:

  • the engagement of English literature with a range of political, social and aesthetic issues
  • the cultural meanings and associations of the variety of styles, genres and media in which English literature was produced
  • a range of different critical and theoretical perspectives on advanced literary study

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • GBP15680 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6650 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Courses include:

  • Poetry and the Visual Arts
  • Religion and the Book
  • South African Literatures

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
620
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
105

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Requirements

Candidates for admission to the MA degree should normally have a good honours degree or its equivalent in an appropriate subject. Applicants for whom English is a second language are normally expected to have achieved one of the following scores: IELTS: 7.0; TOEFL: 620 (paper-based test)/260 (computer-based test)/105 (internet-based test); or (preferably) Cambridge Proficiency: A or B.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, The University of York is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of York offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

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