Taught course

Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literary Studies

Institution
Durham University · Department of English Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will normally require an English or English-related Honours degree (at least a 2:1 or equivalent) from a recognised university.

In addition to your three module choices, you will also need to include a piece of written work of approximately 2,000 words in length on a literary subject.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our MA course offers choice, flexibility and the opportunity to specialise within this field. You can learn from the rich variety of research expertise in the Department and you also have the chance to concentrate on a particular area of literary study within the field. Our commitment to researchled teaching means that you are able to explore the cutting edge of the discipline.

Our course offers up-to-date training in research methods and skills. You will choose three modules, at least two of which are from within the pathway, and you will write a dissertation on a subject related to twentieth- and twentyfirst-century studies.

An MA in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Literary Studies is often the platform for further research at PhD level, as well as providing an excellent grounding for jobs in education, the arts and the media.

Core modules:

• Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules:

• Modern Poetry

• Literature of Slavery

• Modernism and Touch

• Post-War British Drama

• The Contemporary US Novel

• The Writing of Poetry

• Blood and Soil: Regionalism and Contemporary US Crime Narrative

• Twentieth-century Satire.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,500.00 per year
International students
£19,500.00 per year

durham.ac.uk/postgraduate/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Email
study@durham.ac.uk