The MA consists of six modules:
-Reconceiving the Renaissance
(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).
Practical exercises 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 Renaissance on a chosen, specialised topic.