Master of English Literature
Do you want to became an expert about Shakespeare, Dickens and Joyce? Or master your English?

Master of English Literature

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General information

This postgraduate course aims to teach you the advanced study of a wide range of literature in English, from the early modern to the contemporary period. You will explore the diversity of literary and cultural heritage with the help of different subjects and classes.

The Masters programme in English Literature will provide students with a detailed and sophisticated understanding of English and related literature, and support students’ critical and creative engagement with issues of English literary studies.

Because the study is consecutive, the Masters degree in English Literature builds on your previous Bachelors degree and deepens the knowledge gained from this first qualification. The standard study period of this Master programme lasts one to two years.

Professional future with a Masters programme in English Literature

Upon completion of your Masters degree in English Literature you will be accredited the title Master of Arts. You can take employment in several fields:

  • Academic Research & Teaching
  • Adult Education
  • Cultural and linguistic institutions
  • Language interpretation

The Master of English Literature is available at the following universities:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Linguistics and Literature: English   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Teacher Education in English / German   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
  English (MRes)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Modern History     Aberystwyth University
  English Literature (Research)     University of Birmingham
  TESOL     University of Aberdeen
  English (by research)     University of York
  English (1550-1700)     University of Oxford
  English Language and Applied Linguistics (Research)     University of Birmingham
  Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching     University of Nottingham
  Welsh Writing in English     Swansea University
  English Studies: Early Modern Studies     Queen Mary University of London
  Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching     Kingston University
  English Linguistics     University College London
  English (Research)     Sheffield Hallam University
  Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting     University of Nottingham
  Jane Austen's England     Bath Spa University
  English Language     Lancaster University
  English Language Teaching     University of Reading
  English (Research)     King's College London
  English Literature     Swansea University
  English Language and Linguistics     Anglia Ruskin University
  English Literature: Medieval & Early Modern Literature & Culture     University of Glasgow
  Welsh     Bangor University
  English and American Literature     University of Kent
  English Literature     Kingston University
  Studies in Poetry     Durham University
  TESOL     Lancaster University
  Medieval Britain and European History     Aberystwyth University
  Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages     University of Essex
  TESOL (Distance Learning)     Northumbria University
  Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching (Res)     University of Reading
  Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic     University of Cambridge
  Anglo-German Cultural Relations     Queen Mary University of London
  Contemporary Literatures     Leeds Beckett University
  English     Teesside University
  Adaptation     Bournemouth University
  English Studies     University of Sussex
  Modern English Language     University of Nottingham
  ...     ...


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