Taught course

Modern Literature and Culture

Institution
King's College London · Department of English
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in English, or a subject in which English plays a significant part; other disciplines may be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Encounter a broad range of nineteenth and twentieth-century literature and culture from Britain, North America and the English-speaking world. This course gives you an opportunity to study an eclectic array of texts and topics – including Victorian Studies, Modernism and American Studies – and to think across the period boundaries that restrict other courses.

Our optional modules cover almost every aspect of modern literature and culture: from the Victorian novel and Modernist poetics to early science fiction and postcolonial life writing. King’s has one of the oldest English departments in the country, and our unrivalled central London location allows you to explore the city's rich literary history first hand.

Key benefits

  • Unrivalled location in the centre of London, with easy access to the British Library and the major libraries and archives of the capital.
  • Flexible course with a wide range of options allows students the opportunity to specialise in areas of their choice.
  • A dynamic, research-led department with an international reputation for excellence.
  • King’s English Department is a research environment which values independent thought. While reading widely, students also receive training in research and writing skills in preparation for the completion of a large-scale dissertation project.

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

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@kcl.ac.uk