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Swansea University

English Literature, MA

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Typology Master
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
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Description

The full-time course comprises three modules taken in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer.
The dissertation component draws on issues and themes developed throughout the year, or emerges from a topic of the student's proposing.
Part-time study is available.

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Starts Location
Different dates available
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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· Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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Course programme

Modules

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MA 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select the following compulsory modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M41Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research Practice in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in EnglishEN-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Practising Ideas: Advanced Research Skills in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

AND

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select at least 40 credits from the modules below. You may decide to select up to 80 credits, and not make a selection from the Optional Module choices box. To select EN-M40 you must have completed EN-M36.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M07Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Romantic SublimeEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1EN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M42Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Welsh Identities: literature and nationhoodEN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern WalesEN-M45Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in EnglishEN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction EN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You may select 2 modules from outside the English Literature and Creative Writing Department over the course of your MA studies. Overall you must select 60 credits per teaching block.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCL-M19Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the Imperial PeriodCL-M49Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Romance Refracted and novels renewedCL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theoryCL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient WorldCL-M78Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Saints and Sinners in Christian Late AntiquityML-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Fiction and Power: The European Political Novel from Kafka to KunderaML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introductionML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Part- Two Dissertation

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students who succefully complete Part-1 take the 60 credit Dissertation module from below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M31Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60Dissertation

MA 2 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameEN-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Practising Ideas: Advanced Research Skills in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules -English Literature / Creative Writing Selective

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : your selected options over the coures of Part-1 must include at least two English Literature / Creative writing modules. You may select 3 or all 4 options from English Literature / creative at Part-1 if you wish. You must not exceed 40 credit in any one teaching block

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M07Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Romantic SublimeEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1Must be completed in order to opt for EN-M78EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1Must be completed in order to opt for EN-m40EN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M42Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Welsh Identities: literature and nationhoodEN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern WalesEN-M45Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in EnglishEN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction EN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

OR

Optional Module Choices B

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Credits permitting you may choose one module from below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCL-M19Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the Imperial PeriodCL-M49Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Romance Refracted and novels renewedCL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theoryCL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient WorldCL-M78Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Saints and Sinners in Christian Late AntiquityML-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Fiction and Power: The European Political Novel from Kafka to KunderaML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introductionML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameEN-M31Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60DissertationEN-M41Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research Practice in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : students select a minimum of one, a maximum of 3 modules from below. Students may not exceed 40 credits in any one teaching block.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M07Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Romantic SublimeEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1EN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2students must have completed EN-M36 in year 1 to opt for this moduleEN-M42Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Welsh Identities: literature and nationhoodEN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern WalesEN-M45Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in EnglishEN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction EN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

OR

Optional module choices

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Credits permitting you may choose one module from below. You may not exceed 40 credits in any one teaching block overall.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCL-M19Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the Imperial PeriodCL-M49Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Romance Refracted and novels renewedCL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theoryCL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient WorldCL-M78Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Saints and Sinners in Christian Late AntiquityML-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Fiction and Power: The European Political Novel from Kafka to KunderaML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introductionML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture

MA 3 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select the following compulsory module

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M80Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Practising Ideas: Advanced Research Skills in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

AND

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select at least 20 credits from the modules below. You may decide to select up to 40 credits, and not make a selection from the Optional Module choices box. To select EN-M40 you must have completed EN-M36.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M07Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Romantic SublimeEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1EN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M42Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Welsh Identities: literature and nationhoodEN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern WalesEN-M45Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in EnglishEN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction EN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You may select one module from the list below. NOTE - You may select up to two modules from outside the English Literature and Creative Writing Department over the course of your MA studies.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCL-M19Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the Imperial PeriodCL-M49Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Romance Refracted and novels renewedCL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theoryCL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient WorldCL-M78Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Saints and Sinners in Christian Late AntiquityML-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Fiction and Power: The European Political Novel from Kafka to KunderaML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introductionML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select the following compulsory module

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M41Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research Practice in English / Contemporary Writing / Welsh Writing in English

AND

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must select at least 20 credits from the modules below. Second year MA students MUST NOT select a module they have already studied in their first year. You may decide to select up to 40 credits, and not make a selection from the Optional Module choices box. To select EN-M40 you must have completed EN-M36.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M07Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Romantic SublimeEN-M34Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Long Fiction 1EN-M35Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Genre: Writing for the StageEN-M36Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Poetry 1EN-M38Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Art of The Short StoryEN-M40Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Poetry 2EN-M42Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Welsh Identities: literature and nationhoodEN-M44Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender, Genre and the Nation: Women Writing Modern WalesEN-M45Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Dylan Thomas and the Rise of Welsh Writing in EnglishEN-M57Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Writing Radio DramaEN-M67Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Angela CarterEN-M68Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Creative Non-Fiction EN-M69Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20James Joyce and Literary TheoryEN-M74Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Neo-Victorian Mutinies: Gender & Racial Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction (& Film)EN-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discovering Old EnglishEN-M77Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Queer Middle Ages: Bodies, Textuality and ObjectsEN-M79Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20After Macbeth: Stage and Screen AdaptationEN-M82Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Was Eve Framed? Theorising the Medieval Walled GardenMS-M01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Screenwriting

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You may select one module from the list below. Second year MA students must not select a module they have already studied in year 1. NOTE - You may select up to two modules from outside the English Literature and Creative Writing Department over the course of your MA studies.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCL-M19Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the Imperial PeriodCL-M49Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Romance Refracted and novels renewedCL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theoryCL-M76Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient WorldCL-M78Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Saints and Sinners in Christian Late AntiquityML-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Fiction and Power: The European Political Novel from Kafka to KunderaML-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Culture: An introductionML-M10Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender and Humour in Medieval and Early Modern EuropeML-M25Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gender in Contemporary European Culture

Year 3 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

MA English Literature - DISSERTATION

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceEN-M31Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)60Dissertation

Additional information

Tuition fees


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.