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Taught MA Programmes

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MA in English Literature

The MA in English Literature offers a varied and flexible approach to graduate study within one of the leading English departments in the world.

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MA in World Literature

The MA in World Literature draws on our department's renowned expertise in theoretically-driven world-literary and postcolonial studies to offer a year long course that is unique in the UK.

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MA in Critical and Cultural Theory

Equip yourself with the analytical tools to respond to, understand, theorise, and critique the literary and cultural artefacts of the modern world.

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MA in English and Drama

Combine your interests in dramatic texts, theatre history, and literary studies as you work with leading experts across Shakespeare, early modern drama, and modern performance theory and practice.

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MA in Writing

Join the top-ranked Creative Writing course in the country and work alongside our team of award-winning writers to take your talent and ambition to the next level.

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MA in Literary Translation Studies

Working with our department's experienced faculty of practising literary translators, the MA in Literary Translation Studies combines a strong grounding in theory with an emphasis on the practice of literary translation.