MA English Language and Literature: Interdisciplinary Approaches

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  • Objectives
    The School of English has the greatest concentration of literary-linguistic experts in the UK. Theoretical underpinnings of research at the interface of English language and literature. Key areas include stylistics, narrativity, historical stylistics, corpus stylistics, cognitive poetics, postcolonial language and literatures, and the history of literary and linguistic thought.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements At least 2:1 or international equivalent in a first degree in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English. If English is not your first language, we normally require an overall IELTS score of at least 7.5, normally with at least 7 in each component. For TOEFL we normally expect a minimum score of 630, with a Test of Written English score of 5. Applicants who have taken the computer-based TOEFL test must normally achieve an overall score of 267 with an essay-writing score of at least 5. The TOEFL IBT test score has to be 113 or above.
  • Academic title
    MA English Language and Literature: Interdisciplinary Approaches
  • Course description
    Course content

    Two core modules, two optional modules, and a 15,000-word dissertation.

    -Researching Across Language and Literature (core)
    -Language, Rhetoric and Style in the English Renaissance
    -Narrative, Style and Identity
    -Northern English: Images and Representations
    -The Language of Postcolonial Literatures
    -Literary Language from Romanticism to Modernism

    15-credit research training modules – one core and one option:

    -Interdisciplinary Research Practice (core)
    -Historical Stylistics
    -Research Theory and Practice
    -Using Corpora for Language Research
    -Web-Authoring in Language Studies and Stylistics.

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