Students have the opportunity to conduct in-depth research into an area of their choice. With the help of dedicated skills sessions and under the guidance of an academic supervisor, students will be expected to write a dissertation of around 25,000 words.
The School offers a vibrant research culture with two research groups (21C Research Group and Nineteenth-Century Research Group) and regular research seminars. Research strengths include 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st Century literature, Gothic literature, women's writing, American fiction, and medieval and early modern literature.
Career and Personal Development
The MA by Research in English at the University of Lincoln aims to provide training for a career across the creative industries. Students may choose to move on to doctoral study programmes and pursue careers in academia.
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Research areas covered within the School include:
- 21st Century literature
- 18th to 19th Century literature
- Life writing/testimony/memory studies
- Women’s writing 18th to 21st Centuries
- American literature 19th to 21st Centuries
- Early modern literature
- Gothic literature
- Postcolonial literature
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Literature View 420 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
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- First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject.
- You will need to submit a research proposal along with your application form. The research proposal will allow us to judge the quality of the application and to decide whether we are able to supervise your project.
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International14700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4596 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time Home: £2,298 per year
- Part-time International: £7,350 per year
Living costs for Lincoln
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.