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.
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.
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- Long Fiction
- Genre: Writing for the Stage
- Welsh Identities: literature and nationhood
- Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in English
- James Joyce and Literary Theory
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Literature View 570 other Masters in Language Studies in United Kingdom
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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.
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International16250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16250 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7650 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 3,850
- International students: £ 8,200
- UK&EU students: £ 2,550
- International students: £ 5,400
Living costs for Swansea
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.