MA English

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  • Objectives
    Future Prospects: - The course will be particularly relevant to secondary and further education, writers and journalists, librarians, archivists and curators - Encouraging the development of personal and academic competencies, such as those required for effective information handling, analysis and presentation of findings, the course also offers a sound basis for doctoral research
  • Entry requirements
    - You are required to have a good Honours degree in a relevant subject - You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)
  • Academic title
    MA English
  • Course description
    Program Summary:
    - The MA Humanities/Social Sciences provides a general framework within which students can pursue specialist pathways of study in History, Film Studies, Conflict Studies, Voluntary and Public Sectors: Policy and Practice, or in this case, English
    - By agreement with your course tutor, it is possible to study a combination of modules from other pathway routes
    - English consists of a broad range of modules, devised and taught by experts in their field, examining a number of key areas and issues in contemporary English studies
    - Course content is broad in scope, but study is in-depth and informed by the latest research and scholarship
    - It will provide you with an integrated approach to advanced literature and language studies, although no previous familiarity with language studies is assumed
    - The application of methods and theories relevant to English studies is a key feature of the programme
    - For your independent research, we can offer supervision in most areas of English and American literature and culture
    - Explore your interests supported by expert staff and excellent resources
    - You will experience a variety of teaching methods with a high level of input from students on the course
    - Assessment is largely by coursework, essays and presentations

    Typical Modules May Include:
    - Author Study*
    - Feminism and Fiction*
    - Independent Study Dissertation
    - Research Methods
    - Romanticism*
    - Shakespeare on Film*
    - Text and Context*

    *Normally only three of these modules will be available during any two-year period

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