The Modern Literature and Culture course at King's College London is an opportunity to explore a wide and eclectic range of topics and texts from the early-19th to mid-20th century, and to think across the period boundaries that restrict other courses. The course provides high-level teaching and research training in a wide range of aspects of modern literature and culture.
- Unrivalled location in the centre of London, with easy access to the British Library and the major libraries and archives of the capital.
- Flexible course 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.
- King’s English Department is a research environment which values independent thought. While reading widely, students also receive training in research and writing skills in preparation for the completion of a large-scale dissertation project.
Career prospectsMany of our graduates go on to pursue further research. Others transfer the skills and knowledge they develop with us to careers in teaching, journalism, cultural arts and management, or the legal and financial sectors
- Modernist Soundscapes
- London: Great Fire to Great Exhibition
- Pagans & Christians in Nineteenth-Century Britain
- Conflict: Twentieth-Century War Literature
- Victorian Sensation
- Biographical Writing
- Contemporary South Asian Women Writing
- Narrative Medicine
- African American Literature & the Problem of Music: Criticism, Aesthetics & Culture
- Modernist Mindscapes
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Literature View 316 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
- Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours (or international equivalent) in English, or a subject in which English plays a significant part; other disciplines may be considered.
- A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained.
- Two references are required with at least one academic.
- You are required to provide a 2,000 to 4,000 word essay, preferably on a topic related to the programme.
- Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.
International22350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22350 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK fees: £4,995 per year
- Overseas fees: £11,175 per year
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.