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
  PGCE Secondary English     University of Manchester
  Modern English Language     University of Nottingham
  English: Victorian Literature     University of Liverpool
  Medieval Britain and European History     Aberystwyth University
  Teaching English as a Foreign Language     Swansea University
  TESOL and Materials Development     Anglia Ruskin University
  Literary Studies (Welsh Writing in English)     Aberystwyth University
  English and Culture     Plymouth University
  English Studies: 18th Century and Romantic Studies     University of Cambridge
  English Literature     Durham University
  English and American Studies     University of Oxford
  English     University of Reading
  English Studies     The University of Sunderland
  English Literature: Victorian Literature     University of Glasgow
  English     Bangor University
  History     Liverpool Hope University
  English (by research)     University of York
  Translation Studies with TESOL     University of Hull
  English Language and Literary Studies     Lancaster University
  Teaching English as a Foreign Language     Lancaster University
  TESOL     University of Birmingham
  English Literature     University of Bristol
  Early Modern Literature and Culture     University of Sussex
  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)     Sheffield Hallam University
  English Language and Applied Linguistics (Research)     University of Birmingham
  English Literature     Anglia Ruskin University
  English     University of York
  Welsh     Swansea University
  Welsh Government and Politics     Cardiff University
  English Literature     University of Hull
  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)     The University of Sunderland
  English and American Literature (Canterbury and Paris)     University of Kent
  English Linguistics (Distance Learning)     Birmingham City University
  Studies in Poetry     Durham University
  English Language Teaching     University of Reading
  History     University of Sussex
  ...     ...


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