The MA allows students to enhance their understanding of the structure, components and use of the English language, and to develop the skills needed to analyse language in a variety of contexts, according to a range of theoretical approaches. The programme will equip students to enter professions in which English Language plays a central role, such as teaching, translation and interpretation, publishing, trade and diplomacy.
The College of Arts and Humanities has a Graduate Centre. The Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.