MASTERSTUDIES

25 Masters Programs in English Literature

Upon completion of a bachelor’s degree, many choose to advance their knowledge in their chosen field of study with a master’s degree. These programs usually take between one to three years to complete, often with the option to study full or part time.

What is a Master in English Literature? This degree is popular for recent graduates, as well as those with experience wanting to strengthen their practical knowledge with an academic foundation. A Master in English Literature is a graduate degree that typically studies written English language narratives in relation to their literary and cultural contexts. Students may study various works by a variety of authors, written in a range of historical periods. This degree typically combines literary theory, reading comprehension and critique, linguistics and philogy. At the end of the degree program, students will often be required to produce and defend a written academic thesis on a topic related to their studies.

A master’s degree in English literature usually involves not only reading comprehension, but it also may allow students to develop advanced written and verbal communication skills, analytical abilities and an understanding of how to craft a successful narrative.  These skills prepare graduates for employment in a variety of fields and create a strong foundation for further academic pursuits.

The cost of a master’s degree can vary widely based on the chosen school, its location and the length of the program. Contact the specific academic institution to discuss tuition costs and financial aid.

Completing a master’s degree in English literature may allow you to be eligible to teach related courses at a college or university level. Many graduates also often find employment in the fields of media, journalism, writing and publishing. Thanks to the practical skills learned in the degree program, many also find work in advertising, public relations, marketing and a range of other seemingly less-related fields.

The flexibility and affordability of studying online has created an increase in available programs worldwide. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

25 Results in English Literature Filter

Master of Linguistics and Literature: English (Leuven)

KU Leuven
MA
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Full-time
English
Campus

The Master of Linguistics and Literature: English (Leuven) will expand your knowledge and command of the English language, and bring a new appreciation of literature and cultu ...

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Master in English Language and Literature

Masaryk University Faculty of Arts
Master
05 Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
31 Aug 2020
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

This degree study program is divided into two tracks: Linguistics and Literary and Cultural Studies. Each student chooses one specialization and the focus of their studies is ...

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MA in English Literature and Culture

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)
MA
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

Proceeding from a solid foundation in literary history and theory, Mainz University’s master’s program in English Literature and Culture offers the perfect mixture of core mod ...

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MA in English

Northeastern Illinois University
MA
24 Aug 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
15 Jul 2020
English
Campus

Think harder—and smarter. Build your personal and professional success by refining crucial skills and dispositions such as critical thinking, creativity, and empathy.

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MA in English Language and Literature

University of Nottingham Malaysia
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English (UK)
Campus

The MA English Language and Literature provides you with an opportunity for advanced study in contemporary Literary Studies and Applied Linguistics.

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Master in Modern English Literature (MA)

Mary Immaculate College
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

The English Department in Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, has offered a highly-successful and popular one-year taught M.A. degree.

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MA in Black British Writing

Goldsmiths, University of London
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

This new and unique Master importantly addresses black writing as a continuum. Its heritage in British culture is considered along with a trajectory marked by historical prese ...

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MA in Creative Writing

Bar-Ilan University
MA
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literar ...

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Master in Romantic and Victorian Studies

University of St Andrews
Master
14 Sep 2020
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

The MLitt in Romantic and Victorian Studies enhances students' knowledge and thinking about Romanticism and Victorian literature through the study of literary culture from the ...

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MA in English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions

University of Westminster
MA
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Full-time
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Part-time
English
Campus

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 ...

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MA In English Studies

Karoli Gaspar University
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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4 semesters
English
Campus

The objective of the two-year program is to acquaint students with a broadly defined concept of English literary culture, including its history, major trends, critical schools ...

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Master of Linguistics and Literature: English (M.A.)

University of Antwerp
MA
Sep 2020
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Full-time
English
Campus

Taught in English by specialists in the field, this programme combines the study of English linguistics with that of literature in English.

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MA in Literature – Culture – Media, Several Specialisation options

Lund University
MA
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

The aim of the programme is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. The student c ...

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MA English Language and Literature

Yasar University
MA
27 Sep 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

Yaşar University, Graduate School of Social Sciences offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program in English Language and Literature. The program, enriched by electives, offers ar ...

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MA in English Literature and Culture

University of Groningen
MA
01 Feb 2021
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Full-time
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12 months
15 Oct 2020
English
Campus

The MA in English Literature and Culture is an academic humanities degree with a socially relevant focus. We offer you academic excellence with transferable skills, with the r ...

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