12 months
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15000 GBP/year
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About

This unique English and Literary Media course from Bournemouth University de-privileges the idea of printed text and considers it alongside narrative in other media, exploring how developments in media and technology offer interactive forms of storytelling for authors and communication practitioners.

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Overview

Why study MA English and Literary Media at BU?

  • Learn to critically evaluate a variety of texts drawn from film, television, the internet, literature and popular culture, relating those texts to the wider fields 
  • Explore how contemporary and historical texts have adapted for different mediums and how paratext and extra-textual materials contribute to audience expectations and experiences 
  • Explore definitions of free speech, freedom of expression, censorship and public interest in the context of public cultural controversies 
  • Develop the skills to think rigorously, critically, analytically and imaginatively, applying knowledge to practical situations   
  • Learn from leading national and international scholars in the fields of modern and contemporary literature, media studies, cultural studies and new media writing 
  • Engage with BU’s international writing competitions: The Bournemouth Writing Prize for emerging voices, and the New Media Writing Prize for stories integrating a variety of formats. 

Careers

This English and Literary Media course from Bournemouth University enables students to combine the skills of literary analysis developed during an undergraduate degree with a series of new theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of English in a range of different media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Publishing Cultures & Materialities
  • Markets & Audiences
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Culture & Controversy
  • Mediating the Nation
  • Narrating Identities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon a postgraduate taught degree are:

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 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 Bournemouth

700 - 1000 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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