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University of Worcester

13 months
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14100 GBP/year
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At the English programme of University of Worcester you will explore an exciting range of themes that build on your existing literary knowledge. These themes span a broad range, from eco-criticism to the literary representation of the body. We also offer the chance to gain hands-on experience with the recovery and digital editing of historical texts.  

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Overview

At the English programme of University of Worcester you will undertake a special study of evolving literary forms and genres, analysing the way in which forms emerge and genres change in response to social and cultural pressures.

 Students will be encouraged to develop new specialist interests and research skills in the context of the interdisciplinary Modern Humanities which will culminate in an independent dissertation. Your dissertation will allow you to specialise in a subject of your own choosing, and work with individual guidance from an academic expert to produce a piece of ambitious literary research. 

Key features

  • Specialise in your chosen subject within the interdisciplinary environment of the modern Humanities 
  • Study the complexity and evolution of literary genres 
  • Study exciting contemporary themes such as the relationship between literature and medical science 
  • Develop your research skills to postgraduate standard, equipping you for professional research or application for doctoral study 
  • Gain relevant work experience while you study 
  • Join the thriving research culture of the School of Humanities and gain experience presenting your work at a postgraduate conference 

Where could it take you?

As a graduate of Masters programmes in English you can work in a wide variety of careers, including:

  • Media, including editing, production, copywriting, etc.
  • Journalism, including print, broadcast, and digital media
  • Teaching, at compulsory and post-compulsory levels
  • Arts administration
  • Charitable and voluntary sectors
  • Civil Service
  • Human Resources
  • Retail management
  • Doctoral research and academic careers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Approaches in the Humanities and Arts
  • Professional Development
  • Digital Editing Project
  • The New Humanities
  • Evolving Genres
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 23 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA, First or Second Class Honours in a relevant subject
  • Applicants will be invited to an informal interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14100 GBP per year during 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7290 GBP per year during 13 months.

Living costs for Worcester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
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