School of English and Drama

Postgraduate Study at Queen Mary

The Department of English at Queen Mary is one of the country’s leading centres for English research.

Our students are part of an exciting and diverse graduate community, benefitting from a friendly urban campus university with access to unparalleled research facilities in London.

In this area you will find all the information you need about graduate life in the Department, including the MA and PhD programmes we offer.


Get tailored information about our Masters programmes


Masters Programmes

We offer a number of MA programmes, including:

  • MA in English Literature, with pathways in:
    • English Literature (all periods)
    • Eighteenth-Century Literature and Romanticism
    • Victorian Literature
    • Writing in the Modern Age
    • Contemporary Writing
    • Postcolonial and Global Literatures

For more information, please also see our How to Apply for the MA in English Studies page and the English MA Module Directory.

PhD Programme

The Department of English is keen to receive applications from those who wish to study for the degree of PhD. For information about studying in the Department and how to apply, see: