English Studies (online), M.A. | Part time online | University of Sheffield | United Kingdom
M.A. Online

English Studies (online)

24 months
10475 GBP/year
4900 GBP/year
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Taught entirely online, our MA in English Studies (online) at University of Sheffield allows you to develop your knowledge of literature and literary linguistics from wherever you are in the world. 


The English Studies (online) MA course 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.

Key Features  

  • You'll be supported by our expertise in areas including Renaissance literature, contemporary literatures and literary linguistics, deepening your knowledge of the field and preparing you for research study at 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.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Research Methods in English Studies.
  • Literature and the Mind 
  • Shakespeare and Early Women Dramatists

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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).
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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    10475 GBP/year
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  • National

    4900 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4900 GBP per year during 24 months.


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