About the course
About the course : Pursue your own intellectual interests and develop advanced critical thinking and literary analysis skills.Research-active experts in their fields deliver the taught elements - small seminar groups enabling significant individual support and guidance.A thorough knowledge of 19th century and 20th century texts and contexts, and specific units in Reading Ulysses, Literary Pilgrimages, and Children’s and Young Adult Literature allow you to reflect on significant historical, intellectual and philosophical debates.Research Methods develops further skills necessary at postgraduate level.Building on your interests, a final dissertation project allows you to conduct independent research in a topic of your choosing.Intermediate qualifications available:Why choose this course?This course is distinctive for the interdisciplinary and innovative ways in which it allows you to pursue your own intellectual interests and to develop advanced skills of critical thinking and literary analysis.How will I be assessed?Formative assessment tasks include: - Research Proposal - Peer Review activities - Self-assessment forms Summative assessment tasks include: - Essays - Seminar presentations - A Portfolio of Research Skills - Industry focused Critical Commentary Dissertation Project The setting of assessed seminar papers within the taught units enables you and your peers to take control of an aspect of the topic under discussion, extended essays enable you to undertake more in-depth research, while the review of an article is designed to help you engage effectively with critical debates in the field.
Intake Months
September
Delivery Locations
Bedford
C166722
Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 13,000
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Duration
1 Year
English language requirements
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Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
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Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 453
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Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 495
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting. Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee ent

University of Bedfordshire

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The University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. The university has roots from 1882, however, it gained university status in 1992 as University of Luton. Then changed the name to the University of Bedfordshire in 2006 by the approval of the Privy Council by merging the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University.
The university is sprawled across six campuses; there are 4 campuses in Bedfordshire, in Luton and Bedford, 2 campuses in Buckinghamshire, in Aylesbury (for the students of Midwifery and Nursing) and in Milton Keynes (for business studies, telecommunications and electronic engineering). The university had entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and had achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7 percent internationally.
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The Bedford campus has lots of green open spaces while being very close to Bedford town centre and local amenities. It boasts our Gateway building, a three-storey building that offers high-quality teaching spaces, informal learning spaces, lecture theatres and a new student services centre. In the Campus Centre you can find both of the campus Theatres as well as the main campus Café while in the surrounding buildings you can find our Physical Education and Sport Science Centre which was used to train athletes in the 2012 Olympics, Teacher Education Centre, four dance studios, campus gym, our four-storey campus library and a newly refurbished Students Union social space that holds a variety of student events such as pub quizzes, live music and various themed club nights.