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Modern Literature (and optional Creative Writing) - MA


University of Leicester English

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

About the course

You’re passionate about 20th century and contemporary literature, and you'd like the option of studying creative writing. We understand. That’s why you can combine the two paths with this one Masters degree.

Course description

This course combines an intensive introduction to 20th century and contemporary literature with detailed examination of individual writers and texts. You will develop a detailed knowledge of themes and issues in modern literature as well as valuable research skills. Through seminars and group work you will critically explore literary and cultural theory, while also developing a broad knowledge of modern literature and critical theory. You will also gain a strong command of methodologies for understanding and analysing texts and ideas, giving you a solid base from

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Entry Requirements

2:1 degree in English literature or its equivalent. Where appropriate, you may be asked to submit an essay as part of our admissions process. We will contact you if this is the case.


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