MA in English Literature

Open University

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Our MA in English Literature introduces you to studying literature, poetry, drama and prose in relation to culture and across three broad themes. The first of these, literary-popular culture, includes exploring genre writing, the bestseller and mass literary production. In revolution and literature, you’ll encounter texts representing revolutionary social or political change. The third theme is global literary cultures where you’ll look at English literature as an international literary form. ... READ MORE

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2 years


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Students must hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent), preferably with at least a 2:1 classification. Although their degree does not need to be in Creative Writing or a closely related subject, they will need some knowledge of the subject to successfully complete this qualification, as the MA in Creative Writing assumes all candidates have the knowledge and skills usually acquired by pursuing the subject at undergraduate level.

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English Literature
18 Sep 20

English Literature and Creative Writing (Q86) BA (Hons)

So far (starting my third year) I have enjoy being with the OU even during coronavirus. they have done everything they...
Student Reviewer
12 Jan 15

English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

The open university is an amazing uni. All materials are provided there are lectures still so you still get to interact...

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Student Recruitment Team PO Box 197 Milton Keynes
MK7 6BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.4 miles away

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