Taught course

English Literary Studies (Postcolonial and World Literatures)

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

First or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in English literature or a cognate discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Choosing the Postcolonial and World Literature pathway will allow you to explores the emergence of postcolonial and world literatures in English, and the histories of empire and decolonization underpinning these literatures. It considers You will consider how different postcolonial cultures have transformed genre and form; and how the global intersections of race, gender, sexuality and diaspora have changed our ways of reading literature’s worldliness.

See our website for a full list of compulsary and optional modules: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/english/postgraduate/taught_courses/q320-ma-english-literary-studies-postcolonial-and-world-literatures.page

Coursework involving essays, library and data retrieval exercises, annotated bibliographies, oral presentations, and 15, 000-word dissertation.

Information for international students

English language requirements:

All applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. Applicants requiring a visa to study in the UK who do not offer GCSE English language (or GCSE English) at the required level will need to meet the following English language proficiency requirement.

Band C IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

IELTS 7.0 overall, with minimum of 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading, listening and speaking, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Fees and funding

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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 Enquiries
Email
pgafh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 8062