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Literature Romanticism and the English Lake DistrictAmbleside
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Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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The landscape of the English Lake District has been a source of inspiration to generations of poets and writers. This taught MA offers a unique opportunity to study a rich body of literary and non-literary texts within the geographical landscape which inspired them, at the University of Cumbria's Ambleside campus in the heart of the Lake District National Park, now a UNESCO world heritage site. Here you will explore critical ideas about the relationship between the creative imagination and place, and have the opportunity to visit some of the specific locations which have inspired and which continue to inspire writers. The course also offers opportunities to engage with partner organisations such as Brantwood and the Wordsworth Trust, and to work with related and unique manuscript resources.Graduate destinationsThe course can enhance prospects in a range of careers that demand high-level analytical and interpretative skills as well as advanced skills in written and oral communication. Specific career pathways might include work in publishing or the creative and cultural heritage industries; the course can also support students wishing to go on to study at MPhil/PhD level.
1st or 2nd class honours degree.A good first degree (2.1 or above) in English Literature or a related subject (e.g. Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Creative Writing); for overseas applicants appropriate equivalence will apply. Applicants may be asked to attend an interview in person or via Skype
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 - 6 in each component)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Cumbria.
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International students can make use of a variety of resources to help them apply and prepare for attending the university. This starts with information by country about the application requirements and process as well as about visas and immigration information. There is a Centre for English Language Learning and Teaching that makes available courses for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills while there is help on hand for daily life issues such as banking, health care, accommodation and even bringing family to the UK while studying. The university will even help with getting from the airport to the university and finding your way around when you first arrive. All students are automatically members of the student union who are available to help and support students as well as represent them within the university and nationally. There are three full time offices of the union, two at Carlisle and one in Lancaster. The union also operates the clubs and societies for a fulfilling extracurricular life ranging from sports to interest and cultural groups as well as volunteer work and academic interests.