Course Comparison

Course MA English Literature ResM English
Award Master of Arts - MA Research Masters - ResM
Duration 1 year 3 years
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Humanities and Performing Arts School of Humanities and Performing Arts
Entry requirements

To apply for this programme you should normally possess one of the following:
  • a first or upper second (2:1) degree with honours (in a humanities subject or related field) or professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree standard
  • an ordinary degree, foundation degree, higher national diploma, or university diploma, accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field.
Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 7.

For academic queries please contact the course leader, Dr Mandy Bloomfield.

A 2:1 or first-class honours degree from a UK university or equivalent, or a professional qualification recognised as equivalent to a degree.

Other qualifications/experience that demonstrate that you can meet the challenges and demands of the programme are also considered.

You are also required to submit a research proposal.

Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

English language requirement

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 7.

View our English language requirements.

For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in English, please contact our International Office.