Objectives and Expected Learning Outcomes

The MA degree in English Literary Studies will deepen students’ understanding of the various genres of literature as well as enhance their critical thinking skills; it will also develop their understanding of the range of structures and ideas found in the finest English-language writing. By being given opportunities to explore literature analytically as well as creatively, students can further their educational and career objectives in all fields requiring knowledge of the intricacies of the English language. The English Department has an internationally renowned Literary Studies faculty and The Chinese University of Hong Kong contains excellent facilities, including library resources.