English 1850 - Present explores a range of topics and texts from the mid-19th century to the present. Students receive training in research and writing skills in preparation for the completion of a large-scale research project within a research environment which values scholarly inquiry and independence of thought.
- Unrivalled location in the centre of London, with easy access to the British Library and the major libraries and archives of the capital.
- Flexible programme with a wide range of options allows students the opportunity to specialise in areas of their choice.
- A dynamic, research-led department with an international reputation for excellence.
Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/english-1850-present-ma.aspx
- Description -
This programme aims to offer students the chance to explore a range of topics and texts from the mid 19th century to the present, inviting students to think broadly across conventional period boundaries. The programme aims to provide teaching and research training at postgraduate level in a wide range of aspects of English literature, language and culture, based in a research environment which values scholarly inquiry and independence of thought and offers graduate students a clear sense of what would be involved in progressing to the doctorate. Students receive training in research and writing skills (including manuscript work, bibliographies, internet resources) in preparation for the completion of a large-scale research project.
- Course purpose -
This programme enables you to develop critical understanding, to concentrate on specific areas of literary and cultural studies, acquire advanced skills in research methods and prepare you for doctoral study.
- Course format and assessment -
Taught core and optional modules assessed by coursework plus a compulsory dissertation.
Many students go on to pursue research in our and other departments; others have developed their skills in teaching, journalism, cultural arts and management, or the legal and financial sectors.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London
is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.
Scholarships & Funding:
All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources
Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:
If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc