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 Literature   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Literary Studies: English Literature in a Visual Culture   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  English Literature (MRes)   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  TESOL (Distance Learning)   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  TESOL   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)     University of Bristol
  TESOL     Lancaster University
  English Literature     Anglia Ruskin University
  English Studies: Modern and Contemporary Literature     University of Cambridge
  English Literary Studies     Lancaster University
  English Studies     University of Exeter
  English Literature     University of Chichester
  English Literature     University of Birmingham
  Applied Linguistics and TESOL     Newcastle University
  English (1700-1830)     University of Oxford
  Creative and Critical Writing     Bangor University
  English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies     University of Leeds
  TESOL with a Specialism in Teaching Young Learners     University of St Andrews
  Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)     University of Birmingham
  Scottish History     University of Glasgow
  Welsh and Celtic Studies     Cardiff University
  Irish and Scottish Gaelic     Aberystwyth University
  Education - English Language     Liverpool Hope University
  English Literature     University of Leeds
  English Studies: Contemporary Writing     Queen Mary University of London
  Teaching Languages (English)     London Metropolitan University
  Scottish Literature (MLitt)     University of Stirling
  English Literature: Modernities - Literature, Culture, Theory     University of Glasgow
  Applied Linguistics with TESOL     University of Birmingham
  History     Plymouth University
  English and Culture     Plymouth University
  Victorian Studies     Leeds Trinity University
  English Literature (Res)     University of Reading
  English Studies: Postcolonial and Global Literatures     Queen Mary University of London
  English (MRes)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Early Modern English Literature: Text & Transmission     King's College London
  Medieval Welsh Literature     Aberystwyth University
  ...     ...


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