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American Literature and Culture MA


University of Leeds School of English

Full time & Part time September MA 12 months full time; 24 months part time

About the course

Explore American culture through its diverse literature and through related media including drama, film and photography.

This course allows you to examine one of the most influential cultures in history through its literature and other creative outputs, while also gaining an in-depth understanding of issues relating to American studies.

With optional modules spanning the 19th century to the present day, you’ll enhance your understanding of each item you study by situating it in its wider social context.

Our teaching and research examine American culture from a wide variety of perspectives, including literary culture, masculinity and gender, globalisation, Jewish narratives and African-American writing.

You’ll have opportunities to delve into areas of personal interest, and explore a chosen

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) or above in English or American literature, a degree scheme including English or American Literature or a related subject, or equivalent qualification.

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