The programme is divided into units of study called modules which are assigned a number of 'credits'. The credit rating of a module is proportional to the total workload, with 1 credit being nominally equivalent to 10 hours of work.

Compulsory modules

CodeModule Credits
EASM023 Dissertation 60

Optional modules

CodeModule Credits
EGLS MA English Lit Studies Term 1 Optional Modules 2018/19
EAFM088 Sense, Sensation and Cinema 30
EASM099 Making Progress? Literature in a Changing Environment 30
EASM100 The Cultures of American Modernism 30
EASM106 Criticism and Theory: Current Debates 30
EASM128 From Orientalism to Globalisation: Debates in Postcolonial Studies 30
EASM142 Revival and Return: Using the Past from Pope to Keats 30
EASM160 Renaissance Space 30
EGLS MA English Lit Studies Term 2 Optional Modules 2018/19
EAFM081 Hearing Film: Film Sound and Music 30
EASM109 Bodies Politic: Cultural and Sexual Politics in England, 1603-1679 30
EASM150 Empire, Decadence and Modernity: Literature 1870-1910 30
EASM152 Criticism and Theory: Critical and Literary Theory in a Global Context 30
EASM154 The Body and Identity 30
EASM157 The Literature of Cold War America 30
EASM167 World Cinema / World Literature 30
EGLS MA Creative Writing Term 1 Optional Modules 2018/19
EASM121 The Poetry of Events - Building a Plot 30
EASM156 Writing Nature: Ecology, Place, Memoir (Creative Writing) 30
EASM166 Prose Writing Workshop 30
EGLS MA Creative Writing Term 2 Optional Modules 2018/19
EASM122 Writing for the Screen 30
EASM133 The Structures of Realism 30
EASM166 Prose Writing Workshop 30