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English Literature - Modern and Contemporary Literature

University of Liverpool

12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

Modules offered on the English Literature - Modern and Contemporary Literature MA programme from the University of Liverpool pathway draw on the expertise of a cluster of academic staff whose research focuses on modernism, postmodernism, postcolonialism, science fiction and contemporary poetry. 

Overview

Your studies on the English Literature - Modern and Contemporary Literature MA programme from the University of Liverpool , will be shaped and informed by leading international researchers in the literature and culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries who will teach you in small group tutorials which aim to develop your own interests in the field. Regular visits by a range of international writers and poets, in association with the Centre for New and International Writing, will enhance your study. in the past we have welcomed writers including George Saunders, Neil Gaiman, Nuar Alsadir and Jay Bernard.

The University boasts a range of unique resources to support your research, including Europe’s largest collection of Science Fiction material. The city of Liverpool, with its host of world-class institutions and venues, including the Everyman Theatre, the International Slavery Museum, and Tate Liverpool, provide many opportunities to explore and reflect on modern and contemporary culture.

Career prospects

  • The independence of study, clarity of expression and management of time demanded by all our taught programmes equip the successful graduate with the skills and knowledge base required for further academic study and research in English and other areas.
  • However, many graduates choose to enter careers such as teaching, publishing and journalism, or to work in the business sector, often in human resources, administration, marketing or sales.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Skills (literature) 
  • The Modernist World 
  • Postmodernism 
  • Dissertation Project 
  • Dissertation (literature) 
  • Optional modules
  • Science Fiction and the Contemporary 
  • Using the Science Fiction Archive 
  • Contemporary Irish Poetry 
  • Contemporary Women's Poetry

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. 
  • If you meet the academic requirements of the course but do not have the required level of English Language, it is possible for you to come and study at the University on one of our Pre-sessional EAP programmes. 
  • For entry to our master's programmes a good 2:1 class Bachelors degree in English studies or a similar subject is required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU: £19,000

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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