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English Studies (online)

University of Sheffield

M.A. Online
24 months
Duration
9500 GBP/year
4250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

English Studies (online) degree offered at University of Sheffield allows you to develop your knowledge of literature and literary linguistics from wherever you are in the world.

Overview

Course description

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.

Teaching

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.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Research Methods in English Studies.
  • Literature and the Mind
  • Shakespeare and Early Women Dramatists
  • Introduction to Literary Linguistics.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree in English literature, language, linguistics, or a related discipline (eg history, philosophy, modern languages).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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English Studies (online)
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University of Sheffield

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