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14900 GBP/year
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About

The MA in English Literature programme at Swansea University allows you to roam a stimulating field of English studies and draw on the individual research expertise of our experienced staff.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You shape your own pathway through course, selecting compelling modules from the MA in English and a combination from other specialist MAs such as the MA in Welsh Writing in English and the MA in Gender and Culture. 

This could see you combine gender and humour in medieval and early modern Europe with a module on writing radio drama.

The College of Arts and Humanities is based on our inspirational Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay.Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study. 

Career opportunities

You will develop excellent oral and creative writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats.

Graduates from this  English Literature programme at Swansea University  enter a range of creative industries including publishing, broadcasting, marketing and advertising. They also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Practice in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English
  • The Romantic Sublime
  • Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern Wales
  • Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in English
  • Locating Wales: comparative perspectives on Welsh Writing in English
  • Angela Carter
  • James Joyce and Literary Theory
  • Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent.  
  • Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.
  • A fully completed application form
  • 2 references
  • A Resume (CV)
  • A Personal Statement
  • Copy of qualifications to date, ie, degree certificate and transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time 2 years

  • UK-EU £ 3,450
  • International £ 7,500

Part time 3 years

  • UK-EU £ 2,250
  • International £ 5,000

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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