Interpretation, Theory, and Research Methods in Literary Study (946Q3)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

This module provides students beginning the English Literature, Culture and Theory MA with the knowledge and practical experience of research methods needed to undertake research as a literary scholar. It enables you to interrogate some of the theoretical and cultural assumptions that underpin research in English, both past and present.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 278 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We’re planning to run this module in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.