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Literary Studies - Pathway in Shakespeare Early and Modern

Goldsmiths, University of London

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
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About

This Literary Studies - Pathway in Shakespeare Early and Modern programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, is ideal if you’re keen to study Shakespeare at an advanced level. Centred on Shakespeare and early modern literature and culture, you’ll also explore the reception and performance of Shakespeare in later times.

Overview

Why study this Literary Studies - Pathway in Shakespeare Early and Modern programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London?

  • You’ll deepen your understanding of Elizabethan literature, looking at the historical and cultural contexts behind its production, how it evolved and how it’s received by modern day readers.
  • You’ll read a wide range of texts, from different media, periods, and cultural, geographical and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Being based in London, you’ll be able to make the most of the city’s thriving literary and performance scenes. We’re only a short train ride away from the Globe theatre, where you’ll be able to see Shakespeare plays performed first-hand.
  • Our optional ‘Text in Performance’ module gives you the chance to work directly with one of England’s most respected theatre directors, Bill Alexander (Honorary Associate of the Royal Shakespeare Company). In this module, you’ll explore how a play is read and analysed in the rehearsal room and how its language and imagery shapes character and performance choices.

Skills

You'll develop transferable skills, including:
  • enhanced communication and discussion skills in written and oral contexts
  • the ability to analyse and evaluate different textual materials
  • the ability to organise information; the ability to assimilate and evaluate competing arguments

Careers

Graduates of this programme have gone on to pursue careers in:
  • publishing
  • journalism
  • public relations
  • teaching
  • advertising
  • the civil service
  • business
  • industry
  • the media

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Shakespeare and the Early Modern
  • Studies in Comparative Literature & Criticism
  • Theories of Literature & Culture
  • Modern Literary Movements

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

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

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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject. 
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8040 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Home/EU - part-time: £4020

Funding

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