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Study your English Masters at Leeds

Study at a world top 100 university and graduate after one year.

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Brontë International Scholarship

The Brontë International Scholarship celebrates Yorkshire’s rich literary heritage and the University’s association with the Brontës, All eligible offer holders will be automatically considered.

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Choose Leeds for your English Masters degree

With Masters courses spanning many different specialisms, the School of English is the ideal place to take your studies further.

You will deepen your subject knowledge while developing transferable skills that employers look for.

The University’s Careers Service offers careers support, access to professional development resources and employer recruitment events aimed at postgraduate students. 

Leeds is ranked 5th in the UK for graduate recruitment (Graduate Market in 2022, High Fliers Research).

The University offers a range of Masters funding to help support you during your time studying with us.

Top 35

most international university in the world

Times Higher Education (2020)


in the world for Arts and Humanities

QS World Rankings by Subject 2022


in the world for English Language and Literature

QS World Rankings by Subject 2022

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Discover the incredible diversity of English literature throughout history and around the globe with this broad and varied Masters degree.

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Develop your creative writing skills and engage with a variety of literary genres as both a critical reader and a creative practitioner.

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Examine postcolonial societies and cultures from a broad range of perspectives and take advantage of opportunities to pursue your personal interests,

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We work with representatives worldwide who can provide you with comprehensive support with your application to study at Leeds. You can also arrange a meeting with University of Leeds International Office experts. 

We’d also recommend you check our events page for online and in-country events.

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Email our admissions team if you have any questions about applying to Leeds.

Contact: pgtenglish@leeds.ac.uk 

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