English Studies (MLitt)

With a bespoke MLitt tailored to your needs you can pursue any literary interest you can imagine, whether it’s Arthurian literature or American crime fiction, animal rights or postcolonialism.

Film Studies (MLitt)

Our interdisciplinary Film Studies programme will provide you with an understanding of the cinema and the way films are developed, and their medium's relationship to other art forms.

JOOT Theatre Company

Theatre Studies (MLitt)

Explore the theatre from many different perspectives, including literary history, creative writing with Kirsty Gunn (a critically acclaimed award-winning novelist), performance, directing, and theatre design.

Comics & Graphic Novels (MLitt/MDes)

Allows you to examine comics and graphic novels in terms of genre, style, formal properties and history, while also providing the opportunity to focus on the creative aspects of comics production.

Writing Practice & Study (MLitt)

Small, bespoke, intimate... our programme gets you writing from week one and has been described as one of the most "exciting" in Scotland.

Science Fiction (MLitt)

Understand the genre of science fiction and its relationship to different genres, national cultures, and media when you embark upon this interdisciplinary programme.

Gender, Culture and Society (MLitt)

An interdisciplinary programme which will enable you to understand how gender identities were constructed in historical, social and cultural contexts, and introduce you to a range of research skills and methodologies. Applications are not currently being accepted for this programme.

Humanities (MLitt)

A highly flexible, interdisciplinary research preparation masters, which allows you to select modules from across the entire School of Humanities, so you can tailor the degree to your own particular interests.

Philosophy and Literature (MLitt)

Specialist interdisciplinary study within Philosophy and English Studies which brings together modules addressing the interrelations between literary practice and philosophical perspectives.

How we're rated

We are rated 'Excellent' for teaching and scored highly in the latest (2008) Research Assessment Exercise. A full 90% of English's research publications between 2001 and 2007 were rated as of international excellence in terms of their 'originality, significance and rigour' and 45% of our research output was rated in the two very highest categories of 'international excellence'.

Find out more about Dundee's cultural scene

To find out more ...

  1. Visit the relevant course pages on the online University Prospectus to find out:
    • academic entrance requirements
    • English Language requirements
    • full details about what you will study
    • fees information
    • how to apply
  2. Find out about scholarships available for students studying English
  3. Read more about our one-stop compact city campus - virtually traffic-free, with attractive landscaped spaces
  4. Discover the City of Dundee - small and friendly