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Women, Writing and Gender MLitt

Key information
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Qualification type

MLitt - Master of Letters

Subject areas

Literary History English Literature: Specific Authors Literature Appreciation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MLitt in Women, Writing and Gender offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich and varied output of women writers across history and to consider critical issues surrounding gender and writing from 1500 to the present day.

Course information

The MLitt in Women, Writing and Gender is an intensive one-year taught programme which aims to introduce students to key issues surrounding the contemporary discussion of gender.

Highlights

  • Gain an excellent foundation for further research on women writers and the relationship between gender and literature.
  • Consider broader historical and contemporary debates in feminism and gender studies, and examine the diversity of women’s literary practices across a range of centuries and genres.
  • Develop your skills as a researcher within a specific area of study by taking a special topic module.
  • Participate in the School of English's wider research culture through the School's period-based research groups, colloquia and postgraduate forum.

Research degrees

Many of our graduates continue their education by enrolling in PhD programmes at St Andrews.

In addition to the MLitt, the School offers a two-year Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree option in Women, Writing and Gender.

Careers

Graduates of the course go on to pursue careers in a range of sectors including journalism, marketing, publishing and teaching.

Different course options

Full time | University of St Andrews | 1 year | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN-20

Modules

This module supports students' work by providing a theoretical and critical background to key debates in contemporary feminist and gender theory.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a subject-related area.