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     University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Teacher Education in English / German     HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
  Islam in Contemporary Britain     Cardiff University
  English Literature     Durham University
  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)     University of Liverpool
  TESOL     University of Hull
  English Language and Applied Linguistics (Research)     University of Birmingham
  English Literature     University of Hull
  English Literature (Research)     University of Birmingham
  TESOL for Young Learners     University of Leeds
  English (by research)     University of York
  English Literature     University of Leeds
  History of Wales (Hanes Cymru)     Aberystwyth University
  TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)     Cardiff Metropolitan University
  English Literature     University of Nottingham
  English Language Teaching     University of Southampton
  Sexual Dissidence     University of Sussex
  English Literature: Modernities - Literature, Culture, Theory     University of Glasgow
  Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching     Kingston University
  Scottish Literature (MLitt)     University of Stirling
  English Literary Studies     University of Aberdeen
  TESOL Studies     University of Leeds
  Welsh Writing in English     Swansea University
  English Literary Studies     Durham University
  English Literature     Cardiff University
  English Literatures     Keele University
  English Literature     Anglia Ruskin University
  Creative and Critical Writing, Film, Media, New Media, Journalism, Creative Studies, Drama, Professional Writing     Bangor University
  History     University of Glasgow
  TESOL     Northumbria University
  English Literature (MLitt Research)     Durham University
  Global Englishes     University of Southampton
  Welsh and Celtic Studies     Cardiff University
  Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought     University of Sussex
  Creative Writing     Swansea University
  Modern and Contemporary Writing (Res)     University of Reading
  English Literature     Bangor University
  TESOL     University of the West of Scotland
  English by Research     University of South Wales
  ...     ...


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