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Postcolonial and World Literatures (MLitt)

University of St Andrews School of English

Full time & Part time September Other One year full time or two years part time

About the course

The year-long MLitt in Postcolonial and Word Literatures is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of English. It is an intensive taught programme of study which aims to foster the next generation of scholars in postcolonial and world literary studies.

Covering both postcolonial and world literatures, this course offers a unique opportunity to expand students’ knowledge and understanding of a global range of theories and literatures, focusing on European colonialism and its legacies today, while working with research-active experts in a wide range of relevant topics.


  • The UK’s first combined Master’s programme in postcolonial and world literatures.
  • Achieve an in-depth knowledge of postcolonial studies in light of renewed scholarly interest in world literatures,

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Entry Requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a subject-related area.

English language proficiency.

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