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This course will explore the ever-evolving world of literature and culture through an exciting array of thematic modules, spanning a broad range of periods from the early modern to the present. You benefit from staff expertise in the field, and their connections with wider research communities. Gain a deep understanding of literary studies and acquire advanced research skills applicable throughout your studies and beyond.Careers with this subjectFocused on research, and with links to local
This course will explore the ever-evolving world of literature and culture through an exciting array of thematic modules, spanning a broad range of periods from the early modern to the present. You benefit from staff expertise in the field, and their connections with wider research communities. Gain a deep understanding of literary studies and acquire advanced research skills applicable throughout your studies and beyond.
Careers with this subject
Focused on research, and with links to local cultural institutions, the MA English Literature programme builds on existing skills and nurtures new ones. It provides the perfect platform for your future career, leading to PhD research, teaching, writing-based professions and work in cultural industries.
Develop your research interests in literature and culture across the modern period.
Benefit from a rich cultural environment with The Arts Institute events and local arts organisations, such as the Theatre Royal Plymouth.
Small class sizes provide invaluable face-to-face contact with your tutors.
The University library offers a vast range of electronic and print materials, and a rare books collection.
An exciting suite of modules rotates yearly, offering a fresh choice each year.
Choose from modules closely integrated with staff research interests, while being able to pursue your own ideas.
Build your experience: get involved in curating exhibitions and organising conferences.
Engage with unique local resources such as the nationally designated 18th-century Cottonian Collection.
Tailor your time at university to meet your needs by fitting your study around work and personal commitments. Our part-time route allows you to study over two years, giving you the flexibility to study at a pace which suits you.
The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park.
The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding training for postgraduate students.
Plymouth’s campus boasts nine award winning cafés, the Jill Craigie cinema, the city’s largest contemporary art gallery (the Arts Institute), and the Nancy Astor gym. There are also specialised campus facilities for medical, nursing and allied health students at Derriford Hospital and Treliske Hospital sites.