English Studies (online)
School of English,
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Develop your knowledge of literature and literary linguistics. You’ll be supported by our expertise in areas including Renaissance and contemporary literatures in English.
This course is taught completely online, so you can study while working, wherever you live. Most class texts can be accessed electronically through the University libraries. You’ll complete one 30-credit core module, optional modules worth 90 credits and a dissertation worth 60 credits.
Research Methods in English Studies.
Examples of optional modules may include:
- Literature and the Mind
- Shakespeare and Early Women Dramatists
- Introduction to Literary Linguistics.
NB: All MA students can take optional modules from the online course, with the agreement of their course tutor.
2 years part-time
At least a 2:1 honours degree in English literature, language, linguistics, or a related discipline (eg history, philosophy, modern languages).
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
There are a number of studentships and fee bursaries available, funded by the University. Deadlines for funding applications are usually in winter/early spring.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 8473
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.