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Colchester Campus
Saturday 21 June 2014 (booking now)
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Welcome

Masters funding

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Want to study for a Masters in 2014-15 but worried about the cost? Our Postgraduate Support Scheme makes it much more affordable. Mentor undergraduate students or do a paid work placement. The scheme is worth up to £5,000.

We are an interdisciplinary department with expertise in English literature, creative writing, film studies, and drama. Our courses are taught by leading academics, as well as established writers and film makers, and allow you to follow specialised pathways or to combine your interests across our subject areas.

We have an international reputation for the quality of our research and teaching, with excellent scores for student satisfaction and graduate prospects.

Our strengths

  • 99% student satisfaction, 5th in the UK (NSS 2013)
  • Work with established poets, novelists, film makers and dramatists
  • Use of our state-of-the-art Lakeside Theatre
  • Dedicated film screening and editing facilities
  • Study abroad as part of your course

Our academic staff

Our academic staff

Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their expertise across literature, film, creative writing and drama. Find out more by reading their staff profiles.

Ask us a question

Ask us a question

Would you like to find out more about our courses in literature, creative writing, drama and film studies? Ask us a question, our friendly team of advisors are here to offer support and information.

News and events

News and events

Check out our news and events section for the latest information about publications, research excellence, awards and achievements by our staff and students.