Taught course

English and American Literature (Paris)

University of Kent · School of English

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

This twelve-month programme allows students of literature the opportunity to augment their study with visits to some of places that have inspired many of the greatest authors of the last several hundred years. Students can also make use of the use of the research resources and archives that are only available in Paris to develop a dissertation over the summer term.

The programme can also be studied in Canterbury only or with the year shared between Canterbury and Paris.

Course structure

You take two modules in each of the first two terms and a dissertation in the third.

You are required to take:

  • One Paris module from your own subject area (compulsory)

The School of English is offering a new module entitled: The Verbal and the Visual: Dialogues between Literature, Film, Art and Philosophy

  • A further three from the selection of Paris modules available

For further information about these modules, and the University of Kent, Paris, please see website.

Teaching and assessment

Assessment is by a 5-6,000-word essay for each module and a 12,000 word dissertation.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of English
+44 (0)1227 823054