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English Literature

Swansea University

12 months
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16250 GBP/year
7650 GBP/year
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About

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

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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.

You will study a set number of optional 20-credit modules, before undertaking a 60-credit dissertation project of your choosing in the second part of the course.

Varied modules include advanced research skills in English, Welsh identities, creative non-fiction, writing radio drama, screenwriting, gender and culture, James Joyce and literary theory, and fiction and power.

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 from 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:

  • Long Fiction 
  • Genre: Writing for the Stage
  • Poetry 
  • Welsh Identities: literature and nationhood
  • Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in English
  • James Joyce and Literary Theory

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16250 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7650 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK students: £ 3,850
  • International students: £ 8,200
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK&EU students: £ 2,550
  • International students: £ 5,400

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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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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