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English Literature

University of Surrey

12 months
Duration
17900 GBP/year
8200 GBP/year
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About

The MA English Literature at the University of Surrey will further your ability to analyse words and literary forms, deepening your knowledge of important literary periods, movements, authors and texts.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Identity: marketing and communication in practice
  • Research and writing skills
  • Literary scholarship and creativity
  • Special author 
  • Open essay 
  • Advanced studies in 19th century literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time:

  • EU/EEA 4,100GBP
  • NON-EU/EEA 9,000GBP

Living costs for Guildford

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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