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English Literature - Modernities - Literature, Culture, Theory

University of Glasgow

12 months
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20400 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

Guided by a team of internationally recognised experts, in the English Literature - Modernities - Literature, Culture, Theory programme of the University of Glasgow you will investigate the key texts and concepts that shape our understanding of literature and culture across a period of radical change from 1880 to the present.

Overview

Why this programme

  • The English Literature - Modernities - Literature, Culture, Theory programme of the University of Glasgow has an international reputation for delivering outstanding research-led teaching, with a particular focus on interdisciplinary and theoretically informed approaches to this literary period.
  • You will have access to world class libraries and museums, as well as the extraordinary diversity of cultural, literary and artistic events that make Glasgow such an enriching place for postgraduate study.
  • The programme includes tailored workshops with the University’s archives and Special Collections, as well as a bespoke field trip to the archives of the National Library of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Career prospects

Modernities has been producing successful graduates for over 15 years and provides excellent preparation for PhD study and an academic career, as well as developing key skills valued by employers in journalism, the heritage and creative industries, and other related educational and vocational careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modernities: 1880-1945
  • Modernities: 1945 to the Present
  • African Modernities: Colonialism and Postcolonialism in the Novel
  • The American Counterculture, 1945-75
  • The Bleeding Edge: Contemporary Narratives of Illness and Medicine
  • Canadian Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
  • A sample of written work, about 3,000 words in length. This can be a previous piece of work from an undergraduate degree. The work should be written in English. The content does not have to cover a topic related to this specific programme, but the sample should show the potential to engage successfully with postgraduate-level literary studies through demonstrating analytical ability and knowledge of appropriate scholarly methods and conventions.
  • A short statement of around 500 words outlining your interest in this programme.
  • At least one academic reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part-time fee: £1,056 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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