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   Teacher Education in English / German   comprehensive profile   HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
comprehensive profile   Linguistics and Literature: English   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
  Literary Studies: English Literature in a Visual Culture   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Arabic/English Translation     University of Leeds
  Garden History     The University of Buckingham
  English Studies     University of Nottingham
  English     Edge Hill University
  TESOL     University of Birmingham
  Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)     University of Birmingham
  English Literature     University of Nottingham
  Applied Linguistics for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)     University of Kent
  TESOL and Information and Communications Technology     University of Leeds
  English Language and Applied Linguistics     University of Birmingham
  English Literature     Cardiff Metropolitan University
  English Language Teaching     The University of Northampton
  English, Comparative Literature or Linguistics     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors     The University of Buckingham
  Contemporary Literatures     Leeds Beckett University
  English Literature     Liverpool Hope University
  English Language Teaching     University of Reading
  TESOL with a Specialism in Technology for Teaching     University of St Andrews
  History of Wales (Hanes Cymru)     Aberystwyth University
  Anglo-German Cultural Relations     Queen Mary University of London
  Literary Studies (Welsh Writing in English)     Aberystwyth University
  English Literary Studies     University of Aberdeen
  Jane Austen's England     Bath Spa University
  English Language Teaching (Distance Learning)     London Metropolitan University
  TESOL with a Specialism in English Medium Instuction     University of St Andrews
  Teaching English as a Foreign Language     Swansea University
  Education - TESOL     Oxford Brookes University
  TESOL     University of Hull
  English Literature (Victorian Pathway)     University of Leeds
  London Studies     Queen Mary University of London
  English Literature     Northumbria University
  Sexual Dissidence     University of Sussex
  English Literature     University of Sheffield
  Education (English Language Teaching)     Kingston University
  English Language Teaching     Leeds Beckett University
  Global Englishes     University of Southampton
  ...     ...


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