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English Literary Studies MA

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Full time | Streatham Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

English Language Literature

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

  • Eight flexible pathways and a broad range of modules
  • Valued by employers for the combination of communication and analytical skills it fosters, specifically an enhanced understanding of literature and media in their historical and cultural contexts
  • Ideal for students wishing to extend and enhance their studies before starting their career
  • Specifically designed for those seeking high level training prior to embarking on doctoral research

Careers

An English degree is a uniquely versatile qualification valued by employers for the combination of communication and analytical skills as well as combining an understanding of literature and media in a historical and cultural context. For some of our students the MA is a step on the path to doctoral study, for others it opens up a range of career paths in areas such as teaching, publishing, media, journalism, advertising and communications.

In recent years the positions some of our graduates have gone on to include:

Copywriter
Marketing Assistant
Assistant Editor
Publishing Assistant
Editorial Assistant
Freelance Journalist
Writer

Modules

The dissertation project is the culmination of the English Literary Studies Master's programme. It requires you to conceive, plan, research and write-up an independent study.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

University information

The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main...more

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