Postgraduate Literature degrees

A postgraduate degree in English Literature allows students to develop their knowledge of a specific literary genre or era. There are many different course options available to choose from on Postgraduate Search from criticism & literary theory to specialised children’s literature programmes.

 

 

82 universities in the UK offer 327 postgraduate literature degrees.

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Japanese Literature MA

Japanese Literature MA

This programme covers both pre-modern and modern literatures of Japan. It includes the study of literary works written in the original languages, as well as an introduction to literary theory. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7985 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: £2662 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £3993 per year (UK/EU)
Modules
  • Modern Japanese Literature (Masters) (15 Credits) - Core
  • Japanese Traditional Drama (Masters) (15 Credits) - Core
  • Theory and Techniques of Comparative Literature (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation
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Children's Literature MA

Children's Literature MA

Now running for over twenty five years, the MA in Children’s Literature is recognised internationally as a benchmark programme in the field and is delivered by the award-winning National Centre of Research...Read more
(5)
  • 4 years Distance without attendance degree: £5800 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £5800 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5800 per year (UK/EU)

The Novel PhD

The Novel PhD

This course aim is to promote discussion about the theory and practice of the novel across a range of languages, historical periods and critical approaches. Bringing together staff from English, Modern...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree

Cultural and Critical Studies MA

Cultural and Critical Studies MA

This interdisciplinary Masters degree explores critical and cultural debates across disciplines in the arts and humanities, offering you the chance to examine work in a diversity of media, including print...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree
  • 24 months Part time evening degree

Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg (Welsh Literature) MPhil

Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg (Welsh Literature) MPhil

This course allows for one full academic year of research, leading to a dissertation of up to 30,000 words. You are free to pursue your own course of research, decided upon in consultation with your academic...Read more
(4.6)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £4121 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2061 per year (UK/EU)

English Literature MA

English Literature MA

The MA in English Literature is aimed at offering students an opportunity to combine a broad-based course of postgraduate study in the field of modern writing in English with a focused interrogation of...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5150 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £5150 per year (UK/EU)

English Literature MA

English Literature MA

This course is increasingly regarded as valuable extensions of undergraduate study in that it: offers you an anticipated edge in the professional job market; enhances applications for teacher training...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5050 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £5050 per year (UK/EU)

English Literature MA

English Literature MA

This diverse and flexible programme offers a wide array of choice to explore the wealth of literature in English across periods and geographies. Whether they want to pursue the interests developed during...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £6250 per year (UK/EU)

English MA by Research

English MA by Research

The MA by Research in English or Creative Writing is designed for students who have a passion to pursue a research project defined by themselves, but with the support of an academic environment and supervisors. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2300 per year (UK/EU)

English (Irish Literature) MA

English (Irish Literature) MA

This programme is designed to provide students with a solid grounding in the literary, intellectual and aesthetic traditions of Ireland from the 18th century to the present day. Graduates from these...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £3466 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3466 per year (UK/EU)

Philosophy and Contemporary Critical Theory MA

Philosophy and Contemporary Critical Theory MA

This programme offers a unique approach to the study of critical theory, referring to traditions in modern European thought in which philosophy opens out onto critical diagnoses of the historical present. ...Read more
(3.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3080 per year (UK/EU)

Modern Literary Cultures PGDip

Modern Literary Cultures PGDip

This programme is intended to look at the representation of particular cultural issues across a range of texts. You will be asked to consider the representation of a particular topic or concept in a range...Read more
(4.3)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Victorian Literature MLitt

Victorian Literature MLitt

This programme welcomes students to a lively intellectual and cultural scene. You will study with a group of world-class Victorianists whose expertise ranges across many aspects of literature and culture,...Read more
(4.3)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £6950 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £6950 per year (UK/EU)

Literature, Culture and Modernity PGDip

Literature, Culture and Modernity PGDip

This course is your chance to refine your critical skills through analysis of the literature and language of the modern period. During your time with us, you’ll learn in a lively research environment...Read more
(3.9)
  • 8 months Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Literature, Culture and Place MLitt

Literature, Culture and Place MLitt

This course allows graduates with first degrees in literature, cultural studies, or related areas to take their studies to a more specialised level or in an entirely new direction. ...Read more
(3.8)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £8000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £8000 per year (UK/EU)

English (Literature, Creative Writing, Film Studies) PhD

English (Literature, Creative Writing, Film Studies) PhD

This programme you will have full access to a range of services to support and develop your writing and research skills. The PhD programmes are the regular meetings that you will have with your supervisors. ...Read more
(3.8)
  • 48 months Full time degree: £4120 per year (UK/EU)
  • 96 months Part time degree: £2060 per year (UK/EU)

English Literature MA

English Literature MA

This course offers the opportunity to study a wide range of topics and periods, from the Early Modern/Renaissance through to the modern and contemporary, and a unique, concept-led module called Reading Cultures. ...Read more
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3750 per year (UK/EU)

Critical and Cultural Theory PhD

Critical and Cultural Theory PhD

This course aims to offer knowledge and expertise to take you on to a role in Higher Education, or employment requiring high-level skills in research or advanced subject knowledge. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4062 per year (UK/EU)

Comparative Literature MA

Comparative Literature MA

This interdisciplinary MA is taught on an interdepartmental basis by staff who cover an exceptionally wide range of expertise. The flexible nature of the programme enables students to develop their own...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9840 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: £4970 per year (UK/EU)

English Language and Literature MA

English Language and Literature MA

The English Language and Literature MA aims to allow you to explore the interconnections between language and literature. It will provide you with a thorough understanding of the linguistic features of...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £2750 per year (UK/EU)
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