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English Literature MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: Q306

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme aims to develop your 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 skills, studying English Literature prepares you to contribute to a society in which an understanding of texts of all kinds is crucially important. You will explore the cultural contexts of writing in English from the late middle-ages to the present.You will also study research-led courses selected on the basis of your own interests, developing a detailed knowledge of specific topics, periods or genres. **Why Edinburgh?**We are the oldest department of English Literature in the UK, and one of the longest established in the world.Edinburgh is the first UNESCO World City of Literature, a fantastic literary city which many greats of English and Scottish literature have called home.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - A*AA

Required subjects: A Levels: English Literature or combined English at B.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    173 85%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    55th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    95th

    1

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