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University of Huddersfield: English Literature

Institution University of Huddersfield
Department Department of Communication and Humanities (AHCHU)
Telephone +44 (0)1484 257054
Study type Taught


This course introduces you to the excitement of cutting-edge research in the discipline of English Literature. You’ll engage with the latest debates in the field and learn to articulate your own position within these. Exploring different genres and periods, you’ll develop a specialist understanding of key areas and ideas.

You’ll be taught by staff with international reputations in their areas of expertise. We’ll introduce you to emerging academic ideas, and ensure your work reflects the latest research. The department is home to the Ted Hughes Network and the Centre for International Contemporary Poetry. We have close links with the Huddersfield Literature Festival and the Cosmia multi-arts festival of science, speculative and fantasy fiction. You’ll be part of a vibrant and exciting postgraduate and scholarly community, sharing your ideas with fellow researchers at our regular events.

The MA English Literature will teach you to communicate your advanced subject knowledge to a variety of specialist and non-specialist audiences. So you'll be equipped for your future, whether you’re looking to pursue a career in academia or use your subject knowledge and skills in a different context.


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