Why choose this course
In a world of information overload and 'alternative facts', the ability to read between the lines is more valuable than ever. Studying English literature equips you with the skills to do this.
At Surrey, you'll benefit from the expertise of literary-studies academics who are leaders in their fields and who will inspire you to extend your understanding of literary theory, genre and literary history, introducing you to a variety of up-to-date approaches to literary study.
What you will study
Building on your existing knowledge, this MA English Literature at the University of Surrey will advance your understanding of literary theory, sharpen your academic writing and add authority to your critical voice. We’ll equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to start debating pressing questions about how notions of literary value change over time, how literature responds to and shapes social change, and how innovations in publishing have transformed writing.
If you aspire to go on to doctoral research, this course is ideal for you. The course is also a great choice if you’re looking for a broad overview of Anglophone culture or you want to develop an impressive level of knowledge within a particular field of literature.
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- Special author
- Open essay
- Advanced studies in 19th century literature
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Start dates & application deadlines
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- A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in English Literature, History or Philosophy.
- Alternative degree subjects can be considered by the faculty on a case-by-case basis. A sample of written work and/or interview may be requested.
International17900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8200 GBP per year during 12 months.
- EU/EEA 4,100GBP
- NON-EU/EEA 9,000GBP
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