Taught course

World Literature

University of Warwick · Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies

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Entry requirements

65% (or equivalent) in Bachelors.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in World Literature seeks to train future scholars in the study of writing and culture throughout the globe. You’ll take a core module in the methodology and theory of world literature.

Afterwards you can choose from a wide range of modules that address issues in modern and contemporary world literature, such as Petrofiction: Studies in World Literature, The Caribbean: Reading the World-Ecology, Infinite Modernisms: Pessoa, Kafka, Proust and Narratives of American Empire.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: Band C. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,580 per year (full-time)
International students
£19,300 per year (full-time)

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

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

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585