Research course

Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Literatures

Institution
Open University · Department of English
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) and an MA (or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The English discipline at The Open University supports research in a wide range of different aspects of 20th-century and contemporary writing. These include individual author studies, critical and cultural theory, biography, world literature and debates around globalisation, and range across genres. Several staff have specific interests in creative writing, supported by the Contemporary Cultures of Writing Research Group and Wasafiri, the Arts Council-funded magazine of international contemporary writing. Further subjects are covered by research strengths in the history of the book, material cultures, and colonial and postcolonial literatures.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Fiona Doloughan
Email
FASS-EnglishCreativeWriting@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 652092