You are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, small and large group discussions, online forums and workshops.
In addition, meetings with personal academic tutors are scheduled on at least 4 occasions in the first year and three occasions in each of the other years of a course.
You have an opportunity to undertake a semester long placement in the third year of the course, supervised for agreed projects by a University tutor.
You will be taught by a teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on the course. The team includes senior academics and professional practitioners.
All lecturers in English literature have a PhD in a relevant area of expertise and a teaching qualification. Collectively, their subject knowledge and research ranges widely, with particular emphasis on the following:
- Shakespeare in Performance
- Romantic Poetry and Drama
- English and American Contemporary Poetry
- Contemporary Gothic Writing
- Psychoanalytic Criticism
- Children's Literature
- Environmental Writing
- Critical Disability Studies
- Early modern women's' writing
- Irish writing