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  English Literature - Modern and Contemporary Fictions MA


University of Westminster    English and Creative Writing

Full time & Part time September, January MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Immerse yourself in the world of English Literature with our captivating English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions MA programme. Delve into literary texts within the vibrant cultural hub of London, guided by our expert academic team. This MA is ideal for those aspiring to pursue further studies at MPhil or PhD level, or for educators seeking to enhance their qualifications and explore current trends in the field. The course offers a blend of core and optional modules, allowing you to refine skills in argumentation, research, and presentation. Engage with contemporary themes through modules like Themes and Problems in Modern and Contemporary Literature and explore self-expression in Writing the Self. Benefit from our unique Work Placement in Cultural Institutions module, providing hands-on experience in London's cultural scene. With a minimum 2:2 honours degree in a relevant field and an IELTS score of 6.5, this programme opens doors to diverse career paths in education, media, publishing, and more. Join us to elevate your critical thinking and communication skills in the heart of London's literary landscape.

About the course

Our English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions MA gives you the opportunity to study English literature in a modern university environment, while taking advantage of London's rich cultural life. You'll examine literary texts in the wider context of cultural production and relate them to their social, historical and political circumstances.

Our team of academic specialists make use of the many nearby museums, galleries and libraries in their teaching. The course will be of particular interest if you're wishing to prepare for further study at MPhil or PhD level, or if you're teaching English and wish to gain a further qualification and investigate current developments in the field.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant discipline.

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing.

Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.




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