English - Literary Studies

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name English - Literary Studies
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104854 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

Teaching Times
Mondays-Fridays. Will include study-skill days and field-trips to archives.
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Entry Requirements

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A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in English, or joint or combined Honours with English as a major subject.

In addition, applicants are required to submit a piece of wr...

Course Content

To provide students with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of English Literary Studies, enabling students to pursue specialised fields of study (via guided pathways in specialist areas) or to choose a flexib...

Subjects Taught Semester 1 Modules
Advanced Literary Studies (40 CATS)
Literary Research Methods (20 CATS)

Semester 2 Modules
Developing Research Specialisms (40 CATS)
Reading Historically; or American Poetry: From Dickinson to Today; or Irish Poetry (20 CATS)

Summer Period (June-September)
Dissertation (60 CATS)
Assessment Method Practical exercises
Seminar presentations
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from these programmes have a good employment record. Professions including publishing, journalism, public relations, teaching, IT, library science, corporate advertising, the Civil Service, business, industry...

Further Enquiries Dr Justin Livingstone 
Research Fellow
Email: j.livingstone@qub.ac.uk
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