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English Language and Literature, MLitt

University of Aberdeen
Program overview
12-24 months
Full time/part time
Master's degree
English
Start dates
Aberdeen
September 2022

Aberdeen
September 2023

Aberdeen
September 2024

Program description

English Language and Literature, MLitt

The MLitt English Language and Literature programme provides graduate-level skills and training in a variety of areas of English literature and linguistics. The programme introduces students to specialist knowledge and scholarly approaches in the historical and critical analysis of English language and literature and is ideally suited for students who wish to solidify their skills and expertise in the subject, either in preparation for more intensive and specialist research or in preparation for other careers, including teaching.

You can take this degree as a stand-alone one-year or two-year part-time Master's degree or as a first step towards a PhD (subject to admission to a further degree programme either at Aberdeen or elsewhere). The programme provides an excellent pathway for students eager to study the subject in the context of the British university system, and students who wish to look more closely at the relationship between language and literature.

Admission requirements

English Language Requirements

To study for a Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently. The minimum requirements for this degree are as follows:

IELTS Academic:

Overall - 6.5 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0

TOEFL iBT:

Overall - 90 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21

PTE Academic:

Overall - 62 with: Listening - 59; Reading - 59; Speaking - 59; Writing - 59

Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency:

Overall - 176 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

For more information about admission requirements, please contact the provider.


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Program content

Compulsory Courses

You will study the following compulsory courses:

  • Approaching English Language and Literature
  • English Literature and Language Dissertation
  • Placing the Romantic
  • Fundamentals of English Language
  • Approaching Literature
  • Advanced English Structure and use

Optional Courses

from a selection of optional courses such as:

  • History of the English Language
  • Locations and Dislocations
  • Theories of Literature and Place
  • Placing Romanticism
  • The Novel: Environments and Encounters
  • Scottish Literature

Career opportunities

The programme offers to develop your knowledge and build a set of marketable skills to enhance your employability. English graduates find excellent opportunities across various sectors including education, research, marketing and journalism.

About this institute

University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. William Elphinstone established King's College to train doctors, teachers and clergy for the...


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Contact info

University of Aberdeen

King’s College
AB24 3FX Aberdeen
Scotland, UK

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