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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

English Language English Literature

Course type


Course Summary

This course includes a period of intensive, supervised study where you critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic and demonstrate an understanding of suitable research methods. We offer research opportunities in: creative writing; eighteenth-century and romantic writing; linguistics; the Renaissance; contemporary and modern literature. Your supervisory team includes a Director of Studies and one or more second supervisors with expertise and interest in your research area. However, much of the work for your degree will be carried out independently, and you will need the initiative, motivation and commitment to succeed. The rigorous analytical thinking necessary for research degrees is attractive to employers. You have the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills which are applicable in related areas such as creative and publishing careers and beyond.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 2 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should hold a strong undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) and/or a relevant masters qualification (or expectation of the same).

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 7,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for highly skilled employment, creative problem-solving and dealing with...more

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