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Department of English Studies

Taught Degrees

“I knew I wanted to do my master’s degree in the UK, and as I started to research the various possibilities Durham soon stood out as a great option.”

Ida Marie Halvorsen

By undertaking one of our MA courses, you'll be studying with acknowledged experts in the subject, and will write a dissertation or carry out a research project on the subject of your choice. Durham is one of the best English Departments in the country, offering the opportunity to study at the highest level in a beautiful environment.


Fees and Funding

Further information relating to the fees and costs of postgraduate study and the range of funding sources available.

Postgraduate Prospectus 2017

Interested in postgraduate study? Click on the above image to register and download our prospectus.

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The Department hosts one of the longest-running online postgraduate journals in literary studies, Postgraduate English, which is edited by two PhD students each year.