English Studies (online) degree offered at University of Sheffield is taught completely online, so you can study while working, wherever you live. It's one of the only distance learning MA courses to be offered by a leading Russell Group institution.You'll be supported by our expertise in areas including Renaissance literature, contemporary literatures and literary linguistics, deepening you knowledge of the field and preparing you for research study at MPhil or PhD level, if that is your goal.To support your learning you’ll have access to a range of electronic resources, including scholarly journals, ebooks, the online Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and Early English Books Online. Most class texts can be accessed electronically through the University libraries.The transferable skills you will develop through this MA will give you a wide variety of career options when you graduate. Many students on the MA English Studies have used the programme to help them develop in their existing careers, such as education.
This course is taught entirely online.
As part of the teaching component you'll be set regular study tasks, which you'll discuss online with your tutors and peers. You can post to discussion boards at any time within the duration of a task and tutors will give you regular feedback on your ideas.
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- Research Methods in English Studies.
- Literature and the Mind
- Shakespeare and Early Women Dramatists
- Introduction to Literary Linguistics.
- 24 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 76 other Masters in Languages in United Kingdom
At least a 2:1 honours degree in English literature, language, linguistics, or a related discipline (eg history, philosophy, modern languages).
International9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4250 GBP per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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