Why study MA English and Literary Media at BU?
- Learn to critically evaluate a variety of texts drawn from film, television, the internet, literature and popular culture, relating those texts to the wider fields
- Explore how contemporary and historical texts have adapted for different mediums and how paratext and extra-textual materials contribute to audience expectations and experiences
- Explore definitions of free speech, freedom of expression, censorship and public interest in the context of public cultural controversies
- Develop the skills to think rigorously, critically, analytically and imaginatively, applying knowledge to practical situations
- Learn from leading national and international scholars in the fields of modern and contemporary literature, media studies, cultural studies and new media writing
- Engage with BU’s international writing competitions: The Bournemouth Writing Prize for emerging voices, and the New Media Writing Prize for stories integrating a variety of formats.
Take a glimpse at life on Talbot Campus
Next start date:
September 2023, January 2024, September 2024
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
September- 1 year full-time, with or without placement. 24 months part-time, with or without placement. January- 16 months full-time, with or without placement.
A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in speaking, listening and reading. For more information see our full entry requirements.