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English Language and Literature MLitt

English Language and Literature MLitt

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Full time | University of Aberdeen | 12 months | 18-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MLitt - Master of Letters

Subject areas

English Language English Literature

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MLitt English Language and Literature programme provides graduate-level skills and training in a variety of areas of English literature and linguistics. The programme introduces students to specialist knowledge and scholarly approaches in the historical and critical analysis of English language and literature and is ideally suited for students who wish to solidify their skills and expertise in the subject, either in preparation for more intensive and specialist research or in preparation for other careers, including teaching.

You can take this degree as a stand-alone one-year or two-year part-time Master's degree or as a first step towards a PhD (subject to admission to a further degree programme either at Aberdeen or elsewhere). The programme provides an excellent pathway for students eager to study the subject in the context of the British university system, and students who wish to look more closely at the relationship between language and literature.

The programme offers to develop your knowledge and build a set of marketable skills to enhance your employability. English graduates find excellent opportunities across various sectors including education, research, marketing and journalism.

Modules

This course examines some critical approaches and theories that have shaped modern literary inquiry. The course explores different perspective on and approaches to literary texts. The relevance to literature of different types of context is also explored, as are the interpretative possibilities of various forms of ideological critique. Throughout the course students are exposed to a wide variety of primary and secondary texts.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£11,077

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£23,800

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2.1 Honours degree or the equivalent in English Literature or a relevant cognate discipline in the arts, humanities and social sciences.