What Will You Study

The MA in English Literary Studies offers several different pathways specialising in a period or area of study, and enabling students to craft a degree that suits them:

  • Early Modern Literature including Shakespeare and the Renaissance
  • Romantic and Victorian Literature
  • Modern and Contemporary Literary Studies including Film and Media
  • Critical-Creative Writing which combines critical approaches to writing with the practice of writing itself, including fiction and poetry
  • English Literary Studies - allows study across range of periods and subjects
  • Literary and Cultural Studies which is taught with the Department of Sociology and explores contemporary debates in cultural theory