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English Literature (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€19,199.10/year
2282 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

The MA in English Literature allows you to roam a stimulating field of English studies and draw on the individual research expertise of our experienced staff. You shape your own pathway through course, selecting compelling modules from the MA in English and a combination from other specialist MAs such as the MA in Welsh Writing in English and the MA in Gender and Culture. This could see you combine gender and humour in medieval and early modern Europe with a module on writing radio drama.

Note:
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
7.5
or
Bachelor's Degree
7.5
English Level
IELTS
6.5
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
62
or
TOEFL (internet based)
88
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Detailed Transcript
Student Visa
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Notes:

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.5
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 176
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Curriculum

Modules

Compulsory Modules:

Practising Ideas: Advanced Research Skills in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

Research Practice in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

Compulsory Modules - Selective:

Long Fiction 1

Genre: Writing for the Stage

Poetry 1

Welsh Identities: literature and nationhood

Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in English

Modernist writing in London, Paris and New York

After Macbeth: Stage and Screen Adaptation

Agonies and Ecstasies: Saints and Mystics in the Middle Ages

Screenwriting

Writing the Self

Poetry 2

Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern Wales

Writing Radio Drama

Angela Carter

James Joyce and Literary Theory

Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)

The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and Objects

Long Fiction 2

Placement Module: Welsh Writing in English

Optional Module Choices:

Word, Metaphor, Allegory: Effective Models of Reality

Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient World

Beginners French for Postgraduate Students

Intermediate French for Postgraduate Students

Beginners German for Postgraduate Students

Beginners Spanish for Postgraduate Students

Intermediate Spanish for Postgraduate Students

Romance Refracted and novels renewed

Careers

You will develop excellent oral and creative writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats.

Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including:

  • publishing
  • broadcasting
  • marketing
  • advertising

They also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.

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