Early Modern English Literature: Text & Transmission




Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
Early Modern English Literature taught with the British Library; a unique opportunity to study early modern literary works, including Shakespeare, in light of recent critical approaches and as print and manuscript material artefacts. Ideal foundation for doctoral work and careers in the arts, education, curatorship and broadcasting.

  • A strong tradition of Shakespeare and early modern literary studies at King's
  • Unique access to unparalleled collections at the British Library and to the expertise of world-class curators, who will teach the core module and supervise some dissertations
  • Close links with the London Shakespeare Seminar, the London Renaissance Seminar, and with the Institute of English Studies
  • Located in the heart of literary London

Programme leader/s
Dr Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, Department of English, Programme Convenor
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Strand Campus and British Library.
Student destinations
We expect some students will pursue PhD level study in the area, leading to a teaching or academic career. Other students will be ideally placed for jobs in the arts, creative and cultural industries, curatorship and broadcasting.
Year of entry 2016
Offered by
Strand Campus