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English Studies by Web-based Distance Learning

Nottingham University Business School

M.A.
24 months
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9450 GBP/year
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An innovative and flexible web-based MA providing an exciting opportunity to specialise simultaneously in several areas of English Studies.An innovative and flexible web-based MA providing an exciting opportunity to specialise simultaneously in several areas of English Studies.

Overview

The School of English at Nottingham has long been in the forefront of research and teaching in the interface between language, literature and culture.

This innovative and flexible web-based MA English Studies provides an exciting opportunity to specialise simultaneously in several areas of English Studies: Literature 1500 to the present, English Language and Applied Linguistics, Drama and Medieval Literature and Language. It introduces students to the multidisciplinary dimensions of English Studies and provides advanced knowledge of the current state of scholarship. Students on the programme develop advanced research skills, have the opportunity to explore a range of specialist topics and construct individual programmes of study according to interests.

Students who study the MA by web-based distance learning use the full resources of the internet and combine it with personal tutoring and supervision. The programme offers these students depth of study or accelerated study as required and a high level of flexibility in terms of study patterns. The course is available by web-based distance learning anywhere in the world regardless of time-zone differences, 365 days a year.The MA has intakes in September and February.

Key facts

  • The MA courses by web-based distance learning build on the international reputation of the School of English at Nottingham as one of the foremost centres for research in the world.
  • The School of English was ranked 7th in the UK for English in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • 7th in Britain for English in The Complete University Guide 2019
  • 45th in the QS World University 2018 rankings for English Language and Literature
  • 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014). 
  • The course is taught using the course tool software, Moodle. It is also supported by extensive online resources, course materials and teaching.
  • As well as completing this course at a pace that suits you and your other commitments, you have the flexibility to study towards a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or an MA (180 credits, including dissertation).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to Text
  • World Englishes 
  • Psycholinguistics 
  • Old Norse Texts 
  • Literary Geographies 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent in any relevant area of English Studies)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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English Studies by Web-based Distance Learning
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