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MA English Literature - Eighteenth-Century Studies

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  • Objectives
    To provide one of the country’s finest platforms for advanced and interdisciplinary study of eighteenth-century literature. Delivered by research specialists in both the English and History departments, the course introduces current academic debates and research methods by focusing on the interface between historical and literary approaches to the subject.
  • 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 Literature - Eighteenth-Century Studies
  • Course description
    Course content

    15,000-word dissertation. Minimum of 30 credits from associate department.

    Modules available in English Department (30 credits):

    -The Eighteenth Century: Research Approaches (core)
    -Early Women's Writing
    -The Rise of the Gothic, 1790-1890
    -Romantic Ireland
    -Renaissance Poets and the English Revolution

    Modules available in History:
    -Early Modernities
    -Arguments about Eighteenth-Century Crime
    -Communitiues and Sociabilities in Early Modern Europe
    -The Uses of Space, 1650-1800
    -Gendering Early Modern England
    -Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early Modern England
    -Eighteenth-Century British American Colonies
    -Palaeography

    Assessment
    -Essays
    -15,000-word dissertation

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