Overview

This taught Masters degree introduces students to the relation between literary writing in English and political and social discourse in Britain and Ireland between the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of 1688 and the end of the 19th century.

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About

Information about the core themes and strands of this MSc together with a listing of the staff who teach it.

About

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Aims and outcomes

The ultimate aim of the programme is to produce graduates who can understand the cultural and politics of today’s Britain by placing them in a long historical perspective.

Aims and outcomes

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Programme structure

The programme consists of core and option courses, research skills and methods courses, and a 15,000 word dissertation.

Programme structure

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Fees and Funding

Fee information and potential funding opportunities.

Fees and Funding

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Entry requirements and apply online

You can apply online for this MSc programme.

Entry requirements and apply online

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Teaching and assessment

The programme is assessed on the basis of a dissertation and taught course essays.

Teaching and assessment

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Resources

Edinburgh is uniquely suited as a place in which to study the relation of literature to society.

Resources

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Programme handbook

View the current student handbook for this programme.

Programme handbook 2013-14

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Contact us

How to get in touch with us if you have any queries.

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