Taught course

English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions

University of Westminster, London · English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

You are required to have a good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or an officially recognised equivalent. If your first language is not English you must be able to demonstrate that you have a level equivalent to at least 7.0 in each area of the IELTS exam.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course offers the opportunity for the advanced study of English literature in a modern university environment with the additional resources of London's rich cultural life. Literary texts are examined in relation to the social, cultural, historical and political circumstances from which they emerge. The course team consists of academic specialists who make use of the many nearby museums, galleries and libraries in their teaching. The course will interest those wishing to prepare for further study at PhD level and those teaching English wanting to gain a further qualification and investigate recent and current developments in the field.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Dissertation (12000 words)

Course contact details

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