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Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought - MA


University of Sussex School of Media, Arts and Humanities

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Explore how literature has shaped and been shaped by modern and contemporary culture.

You have the opportunity to choose from modules reflecting on:
-Modernism and postmodernism
-Theory and practice
-Contemporary history and archives
-Canonicity and avantgardism
-Aesthetic production
-Globalisation
-Identity politics (sex, gender, race, class)
-Conflict (terrorism, war)

We are associated with the Centre for Modernist Studies, now in its 15th year. English at Sussex enjoys a longstanding, illustrious reputation in modernist and contemporary studies.

Faculty research strives for resonance, originality, diversity and internationalism. These qualities are prioritised in our teaching.

How will I study?

You’ll choose from a wide range of options in the autumn and spring terms. In the

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in a subject relevant to the Masters degree. English language requirements - Higher level (IELTS 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each section).


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