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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 07-FEB-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course description

The English Studies MA course is taught completely online, so you can study while working, wherever you live. It's one of the only distance learning MA courses to be offered by a leading Russell Group institution.

You'll be supported by our expertise in areas including Renaissance literature, contemporary literatures and literary linguistics, deepening you knowledge of the field and preparing you for research study at MPhil or PhD level, if that is your goal.

To support your learning you’ll have access to a range of electronic resources, including scholarly journals, ebooks, the online Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and Early English Books Online. Most class texts can be accessed electronically through the University libraries.

You’ll complete one 30-credit core module, optional modules worth 90 credits and a dissertation worth 60 credits.

The transferable skills you will develop through this MA will give you a wide variety of career options when you graduate. Many students on the MA English Studies have used the programme to help them develop in their existing careers, such as education.

Application deadline

10 September 2021, 14 January 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,975per year

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

University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 106 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    148 72%

    24th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    49th

    1

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