The MA consists of six modules:
-Current Issues and Methodologies in Medieval Literary Studies
(subject to availability), two from:
-Medieval Literatures and Cultures
-Independent Study in Medieval Literature
-Biblical Poetry in Old English
-Saints’ Lives in Anglo-Saxon England
-Chaucer: Advanced Study
And a Dissertation of up to 15,000 words on an approved topic (double module).
Practical exercises, exams and essays.
DEL, AHRC, university funding.
Opportunities for Careers
Graduates from the School of English MA programme have a good employment record. Professions including publishing, journalism, public relations, teaching, advertising, the civil service, business, industry and the media all recruit from our pool of students while some choose to continue their studies to PhD level in the Medieval period on a chosen, specialised topic.