Each stage of the programme (PG Cert, PG Dip, MA) is based on a 60 credit module which is delivered through a project.
Stage 1: PG Cert - Conceptual and Theoretical Discourses (60 credits)
Debates relating to academic, critical, theoretical discourses in the field of English Literature for example, this might take the form of a consideration of one or more of the following: aspects of literary theory; constructions of ‘English Literature’; global and post-colonial literatures.
Stage two: PG Dip - Contemporary Contextual Issues (60 credits)
This project might take the form of or include, for example, an exploration of the shifting parameters of English Literature today; public debates and interventions relating to literature; contemporary issues and developments in the subject of English literature; contemporary literature; contemporary responses to literature; digital humanities.
Stage three: MA Masters Project - Developmental Considerations (60 credits)
Comprising a research project in the field of English Literature, and/or English Literature in education. Word count for each project: 15,000 words.