English, M.A. | University of Derby | Derby, United Kingdom
12 months
14900 GBP/year
7825 GBP/year
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At English from University of Derby you will develop an advanced and critical understanding of literary and cultural history, as well as some of the key issues that shape the contemporary world. It is a course for intellectually curious and ambitious individuals.


At English from University of Derby You will cover a varied range of theoretical approaches to literature: from the cutting-edge to the historically significant.

Learning Goals

We can learn a lot from studying English literature. By rigorously assessing literary history, we can better understand cultural history and the narratives that continue to shape our contemporary world: from ‘fake news’ to gender or racial identity, human impact on the environment and freedom of expression.On this MA English, we encourage you to think and write critically about some of these major concerns through the study of diverse and exciting literary texts, informed by intellectual, theoretical and historical context. We’ll provide a solid grounding in literary and cultural theory, which will complement the extensive research you will undertake yourself.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory, culture and criticism

  • Global literature

  • Travel writing

  • The representation of landscape

  • Censorship

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • It is important that we get to know you, your aspirations and your expectations. Therefore, selected applicants will be invited to have an informal interview to discuss the course, the nature of the programme, and what will be expected of you during it.

  • This may be a virtual interview or can be done over the telephone as well as face to face.

  • You will need a good honours degree (1st or 2:1) in any subject, or its international equivalent. Applications may be considered if you have a 2:2 honours degree and/or significant relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7825 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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