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19000 GBP/year
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About

The English Literature - Science Fiction Studies programme from University of Liverpool provides you with a range of options in the academic study of science fiction, as genre and cultural mode. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Building on the University’s strong tradition of science fiction scholarship and teaching, and the fact that we host the largest specialist collection of science fiction materials in Europe, this programme will equip you with knowledge required to understand the role that science fiction plays in society.

You will situate your reading in appropriate contexts, but also learn to think about what science fiction reveals about perceptions of technology, apocalyptic fears, the changing face of the future, and the relationship between literature and science.

Career prospects

The independence of study, clarity of expression and management of time demanded by all our taught programmes equip the successful graduate with the skills and knowledge base required for further academic study and research in English and other areas.

Many graduates of the English Literature - Science Fiction Studies programme from University of Liverpool also choose to enter careers such as teaching, publishing and journalism, or to work in the business sector, often in human resources, administration, marketing or sales.

Successful alumni have gone on to teach English at elementary, secondary and tertiary levels in schools around the globe. A significant number of MA graduates have also continued their studies to PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Skills and Practice 
  • Dissertation Preparation Project 
  • Dissertation 
  • Genre Definitions
  • Fictions of Technology 
  • Science Fiction And/as the Archive 
  • Bodies in Space 
  • Literature and Science

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. 
  • For entry to our master's programmes a good 2:1 class Bachelors degree in English studies or a similar subject is required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

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