Taught course

Modern and Contemporary Literature: Modernism, Postmodernism and the Contemporary

Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of English

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in a relevant subject or overseas equivalent. Candidates with professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This new MA explores the rich range of literary and cultural writings of the 20th and 21st centuries, from the perspective of the leading theoretical, historical and formal frameworks which have been used to understand the concepts of modernity and postcolonialism.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 7.0 in writing or TOEFL 570 (TWE 5.5) / 230 (TWE 5.5) / 88 (26) See https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/international/home.aspx

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,200 (2014 entry)
International students
£12,900 (2014 entry)

See https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studyhere/postgraduate/feesandfunding/sourcesoffunding.aspx

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

01784 443215