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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Pursue your love of literature at an advanced level, study modules on topics from the Renaissance to the modern day, and gain research skills that will help you stand out to employers or progress to a PhD. Our Masters course is ideal if you want to advance your teaching career or begin the move into academia.

With an overall focus on literature, politics and social change, our MA English Literature will equip you to engage with the interface between literature and society. By reading and contextualising a wide range of texts within their critical, cultural and historical contexts, you will be encouraged to evaluate the ideas of others and develop your own critical perspectives and areas of specialised knowledge.

Assessment

Your assessment will comprise a combination of essays, critical reviews and presentations, as well as a 15,000-word dissertation.

Careers

This course will give you the higher-level skills to stand out in today’s competitive job market.

If you are a teacher, you could study with us to update your knowledge and further your existing career, or even move into another discipline. Or, if you are hoping to move on to an academic post, this course will give you the research skills you will need for a PhD. You will also achieve Intermediate awards: PG Cert, PG Dip.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
Diverse student cohort from all over the world.
Specialised international student advice service.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    93rd out of 106 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    104 50%

    79th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%

    94th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    52nd

    51

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