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MA Literary Studies

MA Literary Studies

Aberystwyth University

Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    541-550
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months

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The MA in Literary Studies studies English literature in all its depth and diversity, with the opportunity to develop particular expertise in one of a number of specialist areas. Students will undertake a 15,000-word MA Dissertation, an extensive piece of critical research in their chosen field. The MA in Literary Studies provides a number of modules on fascinating topics and periods of literary history, including Medieval Lives, Romanticism's Radical Cultures, Victorian Popular Fiction, Postmodern Genres and many more. A significant part of the course is devoted to research skills, including: exploiting library resources; using electronic journals and databases; building a critical bibliography; researching and writing a proposal; and honing students’ oral presentation skills.