Normally a 2:1 Honours degree in English or a related Arts subject will be required.
Applicants with a 2:2 Honour's Degree (or equivalent) may begin as a PgDip student. If you pass all modules, you can progress to writing the dissertation to obtain the MA.
Months of entry
This course is your chance to refine your critical skills through analysis of the literature and language of the modern period. During your time with us, you’ll learn in a lively research environment and benefit from the University’s links with local cultural organisations, including the International Anthony Burgess Foundation.
Your studies will focus on key aspects of literary modernity and explore the interaction between literature and theory. The interdisciplinary nature of the course encourages and stimulates debate on cultural, political and historical issues, as well as analysing the relationships between literature and other cultural forms.
Information for international students
International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English – IELTS with an overall band score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 5.5) or an equivalent recognized Secure English Language Test score.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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