Taught course

Literature and Philosophy

Institution
University of Sussex · School of History and Philosophy
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Building on the longstanding tradition of interdisciplinary research and teaching at Sussex, the Literature and Philosophy MA exemplifies the fruitful co-operation between Philosophy and English.

You’ll study in a stimulating environment for creative thinking, open discussion and critical engagement. You'll draw on ideas from literature, philosophy (analytic and continental), psychology and intellectual history.

You have the opportunity to examine central topics at the intersection of philosophy and literature, such as:

  • the autonomy of the work of art
  • literature as philosophy
  • ethics and literature
  • the experience of reading
  • style and narrative
  • modernism and modernity.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Email
study@sussex.ac.uk