MA English Literary Studies

With specialist pathways in:
American and Atlantic Studies
Criticism and Theory
Enlightenment to Romanticism
Film Studies
Modern & Contemporary
Renaissance Studies
Victorian Studies


Streatham Campus, Exeter

This programme has been designed to embrace the particular strengths of the Department of English at Exeter and to provide a flexible programme enabling you to choose either a specific pathway or a selection of modules. If you elect to specialise you will have one of these pathways named in your degree title. Students on the general programme are free to choose from a wide selection of modules.

The programme suits a variety of people interested in the areas of literature, culture or film studies:

  • those seeking high level training prior to embarking on doctoral research;
  • recent graduates wishing to extend and enhance their studies by a year before taking up a career;
  • individuals already in employment who are interested in career development;
  • and those who simply wish to broaden their intellectual horizons.