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English Literature MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    Q306

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    26th

    1 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    182

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    64

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.73

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

This programme aims to develop your critical, analytic, linguistic and creative skills by engaging with a broad range of texts and a variety of approaches to reading. By enhancing your unique literary and critical faculties, the programme prepares you to contribute to a society in which an understanding of texts of all kinds is crucially important.You will acquire an understanding of the cultural contexts of all major periods of English literature from the late middle-ages to the present, and a detailed knowledge of a specific topic or set of texts within each period. You will also study a set of specific research-led subjects offered by staff and selected on the basis of your own interests.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

A*AA–ABB

Details

Required subjects: A Level: English Literature or combined English at grade B.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

16th

About this University

The University of Edinburgh offers more than 500 undergraduate programmes across a wide range of disciplines. 89% of graduates leave the university with a 1st or 2:1 degree classification. Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city that is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Address

Central area campus

George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9JZ

UNITED KINGDOM