This programme gives you the chance to pursue your own interests in English Literature at postgraduate level by selecting from a rich variety of courses led by internationally renowned experts. A core research training course will introduce you to key postgraduate study skills, while a flexible degree structure allows you to select from the full range of optional courses on offer from the School of Critical Studies. You can also add options from elsewhere in the University to construct the course of study that’s right for you.
The programme ends with an opportunity to write a dissertation on an English Literature-related topic of your choice. The MLitt English Literature includes courses relating to Glasgow’s significant strengths in Early Modern Studies, Romantic Studies, and Victorian Studies, as well as courses covering the three areas that have specific MLitt pathways dedicated to them (Modernities, American Modern Literature, and Fantasy).
A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
A sample of written work, about 3,000 words in length. This can be a previous piece of work from an undergraduate degree. The work should be written in English and the content does not have to cover a topic related to this specific programme. Also a short statement of around 500 words outlining your interest in this programme.
College of Arts
English and Scottish Literature and Language