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MA in English (Reconceiving the Renaissance: Literatures, Places, Cultures)

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  • Objectives
    To provide students with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of English Renaissance literature and culture from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Entry requirements
    Entrance Requirements A good honours degree in English or Joint or Combined Honours with English as a major subject. Additional Information for International Students For Arts-based areas the recommended minimum IELTS score is 6.5. Limited financial assistance may be available.
  • Academic Title
    MA in English (Reconceiving the Renaissance: Literatures, Places, Cultures)
  • Course description
    Course Content
    The MA consists of six modules:

    Compulsory modules
    -Reconceiving the Renaissance
    -Research Methods

    Optional Modules
    (subject to availability), three from:
    -Literature, Religion and Politics in Renaissance England
    -Milton and Renaissance Humanism
    -Shakespeare at the Movies
    -Early Modern Underworlds
    -Writing Women 1600–1660

    Dissertation of up to 15,000 words on an approved topic (double module).

    Assessment
    Practical exercises and essays.

    Funding
    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 Renaissance on a chosen, specialised topic.

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