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Nottingham Trent University: English Literary Research

Institution Nottingham Trent University View institution profile
Department School of Arts and Humanities
Study type Research


This dynamic course combines the independence of a research degree but with the guidance and insights of a taught masters. You’ll learn different approaches to the study of literature and have the opportunity to study authors, literary movements, themes and critical ideas in depth. You’ll study alongside our team of academics and you’ll become part of our research culture. The dissertation makes the core of this course and this presents you with an opportunity to explore in detail your area of literary interest and you’ll be supported by a supervisor and will take part in one to-one tutorials to develop appropriate study methods and receive feedback on your dissertation drafts.

Whether you wish to take this course as a route to a PhD or as a stand-alone degree, the course structure and its assessments enable you to research a literary interest deeply, organise your ideas effectively, develop your written and oral expression, and to interact in productive ways with your peers.

Master of Research - MRes

Nottingham Trent University


Why Study at NTU? 
Nottingham Trent UniversityNottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for our postgraduate students.

NTU are proud to have been named University of the Year 2019 in the Guardian University Awards.

This represents another significant addition to our growing list of major accolades. This prestigious award comes after we received the coveted Times Higher Education University of the Year 2017 and the Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year 2018.

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