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MA English Literature - Early Modern Pathway

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  • Objectives
    Research in Early Modern texts, language and culture, drawing on unique staff expertise in areas ranging from palaeography, language and rhetoric to issues of sexual, sectarian and national identity between 1500 and 1700.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry/language 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 Literature - Early Modern Pathway
  • Course description
    Course content

    Course content is subject to revision. For a full list of modules, please contact the department.

    Three core modules (one 30-credit, two 15-credit skills-based modules), two optional modules and 15,000-word dissertation.

    -Writing the Renaissance 1: theoretical approaches (15 credits)
    -Early Modern Palaeography (15 credits)
    -Reading Early Modern English (15 credits)
    -Language, Rhetoric and Style in the English Renaissance
    -Early Women's Writing
    -Heretics and Bellygods: Writing in the English Reformation
    -Writing the Renaissance 2: texts and contexts (15 credits)
    -Bibliography and the Idea of the Book (15 credits)
    -Renaissance Poets and the English Revolution
    -Renaissance Sexualities.

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