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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.
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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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.
Leicester is a top 25 UK University and has always been the home of great minds. Experts who inspire you to become part of the bigger picture, discovering innovative solutions to the big challenges. Informed by their ground-breaking research, you’ll work across academic boundaries to challenge perceptions, develop new practices and introduce a fresh way of thinking.Read more
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