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Course summary

Bespoke strands mean you’ll have the freedom to choose your own pathway through this programme. You’ll have access to our unique archives including the Archive of British Publishing and Printing, the world-leading Samuel Beckett collection, and correspondence and other archival materials relating to James Joyce. You will study areas such as the early modern period, the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, modern literary feminism, minority literature, and creative writing. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include: *Materiality and Textuality *Samuel Beckett *Publishing and the Business of Books *Diasporas of the Mind: Minority Literature in Britain *Creative Writing Dissertation Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent) Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in an appropriate subject.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10500 Whole course
Scotland £10500 Whole course
Wales £10500 Whole course
Channel Islands £10500 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £10500 Whole course
EU £21350 Whole course
International £21350 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
English Literature at University of Reading - UCAS