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Masters Degrees in English Literature in the UK

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English Literature MA(Res)

Swansea University United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures, University of Leeds United Kingdom

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Comparative Literature MA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

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English and American Literature MA

University of Kent United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Ulster University United Kingdom

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Celtic Studies/English Literature MA (Hons)

University of Glasgow United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Liverpool Hope University United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Teesside University United Kingdom

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English Literature by Research MA

University of Buckingham United Kingdom

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Summer Programme In English Literature MA

Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Kingston University London United Kingdom

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English Literature: Modern Literary Cultures MA

University of Hertfordshire (UH) United Kingdom

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English Literature MA

Bath Spa University United Kingdom

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Study a English Literature Masters in the UK in 2024

English literature as an academic subject studies literature that have been written in the English language. This will encompass texts from many different periods of history, and also texts that have been written with a variety of purposes, such as poetry, sonnets and novels, among others. Through your degree you will gain the skills and knowledge to interpret and analyse many different types of literature.

Graduates of a masters degree in English literature will have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. The skills gained throughout your degree will be transferable and applicable in a range of professional fields. Some careers you might consider include journalism, archiving, publishing, writing and content production.

Your degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, as well as group projects. Modules you study might include:

  • Contemporary Literature
  • World Literatures in English
  • Teaching English Language and Literature
  • Children's Literature
  • Genres in Literature

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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