English - Poetry

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name English - Poetry
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104855 (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 3 years part-time.
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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 literar...

Course Content

Drawing on our long-standing reputation for producing distinguished critics and poets, this programme's creative-critical intersections make it suitable for a new generation of poets and critics alike. Students will be joining an academic e...

Subjects Taught Compulsory Modules
Structure and Serendipity
Reading and Writing Poetry
The Poetry Collection

Dissertation of up to 15,000 words or a poetry portfolio on an agreed topic for the MA.

Optional Modules
Irish and Poetry
American Poetry
The Poetry Workshop
Fulbright Scholar special option
Assessment Method Creative portfolios
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
Graduates of the programme have a good employment record, entering professions such as publishing, journalism, arts administration, events organisation, the media, public relations, teaching, advertising, business and industry. The programme has an excellent track record of student success in publication, and of graduates continuing their studies into (funded) PhDs in modern poetry or creative writing (poetry).
Further Enquiries Professor Fran Brearton 
Arts, English and Languages
Email: f.brearton@qub.ac.uk

Professor Sinead Morrissey 
Arts, English and Languages
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