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English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Literature MA


University of Liverpool Department of English

Full time & Part time October MA Full-time: 12 months | Part-time: 24 months

About the course

Your postgraduate studies on the Modern and Contemporary Literature MA pathway will be shaped and informed by leading international researchers in the literature and culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Our research and teaching focuses on some of the most critical and pressing issues of our time, including contemporary racism as a legacy of transatlantic slavery in neo-slave narratives, surrealist depictions of climate change, global feminisms, the precarity of whiteness in American novels and the crisis of postmodernity in contemporary writing. Tutors contributing to the pathway include New Generation Thinkers, award-winning writers and critics and members of the Global Literatures Research Group.

Regular visits by a range of international writers and poets, in

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Entry Requirements

For entry to our master's programmes a good 2:1 class Bachelors degree in English studies or a similar subject is required.

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see View Website


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