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MA Degrees in Literature in United Kingdom 2021

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.A literature program may cover the aspects of different types of writing such as creative writing, journalism, poetry, n… Read more

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

A literature program may cover the aspects of different types of writing such as creative writing, journalism, poetry, nonfiction, fiction and drama. Philosophy and theories may be explored as well as how to produce original literature.

Top Master of Art Programs in Literature in United Kingdom 2021

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University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ... +

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ways in which cultures across time and space have understood the relationship between literature and the world, the concept of representation and the role of the author in the cultural domain. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

The MA Crime and Gothic Fictions will introduce you to the advanced study of two popular genres that have entertained and informed culture from the nineteenth century to the p ... +

The MA Crime and Gothic Fictions will introduce you to the advanced study of two popular genres that have entertained and informed culture from the nineteenth century to the present day. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Bishop Grosseteste University
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The MA in English Literature is designed around your development as a reader and researcher of literature; as a critical and reflective scholar; and as a communicator and pres ... +

The MA in English Literature is designed around your development as a reader and researcher of literature; as a critical and reflective scholar; and as a communicator and presenter of knowledge. It combines current scholarly investigation with the promotion of transferrable academic and professional skills. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

The academic study of children’s literature has developed over the past 30 years and is now a recognised multidisciplinary field of enquiry. This programme will enable you to ... +

The academic study of children’s literature has developed over the past 30 years and is now a recognised multidisciplinary field of enquiry. This programme will enable you to explore the relationship between reader, writer, text and context, and consider the critical perspectives that underpin those interactions. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University Of Cumbria
Ambleside, United Kingdom

This taught MA offers a unique opportunity to study a rich body of literary and non-literary texts within the geographical landscape which inspired them, at the University of ... +

This taught MA offers a unique opportunity to study a rich body of literary and non-literary texts within the geographical landscape which inspired them, at the University of Cumbria's Ambleside campus in the heart of the Lake District National Park, now a UNESCO world heritage site. -
MA
Full-time
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, United Kingdom +2 More

Our online M.A. in Literature and Culture enables you to explore innovative and diverse texts and their many different contexts – historical, social and political. Your engage ... +

Our online M.A. in Literature and Culture enables you to explore innovative and diverse texts and their many different contexts – historical, social and political. Your engagement will focus on themes at the forefront of contemporary culture, including identity politics, Otherness, and the environment. Online learning offers you the benefits of flexible opportunities to hone your critical and analytical skills with plenty of support from our research-active academic staff. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
21 Sep 2021
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom +1 More

The MA African Studies (Literature Pathway) enables students to engage critically with varied aspects of oral and written literature in Africa. The programme is unique in the ... +

The MA African Studies (Literature Pathway) enables students to engage critically with varied aspects of oral and written literature in Africa. The programme is unique in the way it encourages exploration of relationships between indigenous African aesthetics and contemporary literary theories. The module ‘Theories and Techniques of Comparative Literature’ provides theoretical and methodological skills while the programme’s other units focus on specific areas such as literature in African languages and contemporary African literature in English. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
27 Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

This course gives you the chance to study English literature in a modern university environment while taking advantage of the wealth of resources offered by London's rich cult ... +

This course gives you the chance to study English literature in a modern university environment while taking advantage of the wealth of resources offered by London's rich cultural life. You will examine literary texts in the wider context of cultural production and relate them to the social, historical and political circumstances from which they emerge. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

To provide students with the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of English Literary Studies, enabling students to pursue specialised fields of study ( ... +

To provide students with the opportunity to develop 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 flexible arrangement of topics which bypass traditional period or national boundaries. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

The MA English Literature is a rewarding taught degree offering an exhilarating analysis of English Literature using texts from the 'long nineteenth century' to the present da ... +

The MA English Literature is a rewarding taught degree offering an exhilarating analysis of English Literature using texts from the 'long nineteenth century' to the present day. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom

The MA in English Literary Studies will give you the opportunity to pursue literary topics and genres from a wide selection of authors and periods: from Shakespeare, Jane Aust ... +

The MA in English Literary Studies will give you the opportunity to pursue literary topics and genres from a wide selection of authors and periods: from Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Eighteenth-Century fiction to Victorian print culture, Modernisms and Modernities, Literature and Law, Holocaust Literature, and postcolonial world literatures. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

This innovative programme gives you the opportunity to explore your literary interests from the medieval period through to the present day.

This innovative programme gives you the opportunity to explore your literary interests from the medieval period through to the present day. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

The only course of its kind in the world, students study everything from the history of Shakespeare in society, literary criticism, and theatre practices; before putting their ... +

The only course of its kind in the world, students study everything from the history of Shakespeare in society, literary criticism, and theatre practices; before putting their knowledge into practice through a newly devised piece of theatre in response to Shakespeare’s work. This creative and ambitious programme is ideal for aspiring academics, actors, writers, directors, arts administrators, as well as anyone with a lively interest in Shakespeare. Students have the opportunity to study the life and work of Shakespeare and combine it with the thrill of producing new creative work. It brings together academic, theatrical, and civic interests in Shakespeare to encourage and challenge students to think about new approaches to Shakespeare in the modern world. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This exciting, intellectually rigorous programme gives you the opportunity to develop the study of literature from a variety of perspectives through a number of flexible pathw ... +

This exciting, intellectually rigorous programme gives you the opportunity to develop the study of literature from a variety of perspectives through a number of flexible pathways. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This degree is a world first. There’s nowhere else you can study black British writing in such an in-depth way – in the actual country where the writing is produced. We trace ... +

This degree is a world first. There’s nowhere else you can study black British writing in such an in-depth way – in the actual country where the writing is produced. We trace diasporic and aesthetic routes and draw upon the expertise of literary and drama specialists. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus