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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Acquire academic research training and a diverse mix of highly valued career skills with this flexible English MA programme in the centre of London. You may focus exclusively on English Literature or combine English Literature with Creative Writing, Publishing or both.

Benefits of this course

By graduation you will be a versatile researcher, an effective communicator and a reflective learner. You will have subject-specific transferable skills which can be applied in the workplace.

Our distinctive degree enables you to combine literary scholarship with related subjects including professional and creative writing.

We hope you will take forward and champion our conviction that English makes a significant contribution to cultural life across the world.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

Our English MA will appeal if you have an academic background in any aligned discipline and wish to develop advanced skills at postgraduate level.

You can focus on English Literature or combine English Literature with Creative Writing, Publishing or both. We aim to give you academic and transferable skills to prepare you for working life or further study.

Career

Our English MA programme develops key transferable skills relevant to various careers. As a new graduate highly skilled in research, analysis and communication, you have a wide choice of careers open to you. These include publishing, advertising and marketing, library science, digital media, teaching and journalism.

You may benefit from a variety of networking opportunities with visiting academics, authors and editors.

You will also be prepared for further MPhil/PhD research if you want to remain in academia after you graduate.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,770per year

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

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    110 54%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    46th

    7

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