American Literature and Culture, M.A. | University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
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American Literature and Culture

12 months
Duration
18000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

American Literature and Culture from University of Kent allows you to take your study of Anglophone American literature to the next level.

Overview

American Literature and Culture from University of Kent includes a field trip to a major library in the United States or other research destination, accompanied by one of our members of staff, aimed at developing your research skills. You will draw on this experience in writing a 15,000 word dissertation on a topic of your choice, supervised by one of our Americanist academics.

Careers

Overall, the MA in American Literature and Culture is designed to give you breadth and depth of understanding in the field, preparing you for PhD study and a range of other professional career paths in this field.

Programme Structure

  • A compulsory module in American Culture and Conflict gives you an understanding of foundational debates in American literary and cultural history from 1865 to the end of twentieth century. 
  • In the compulsory field trip and dissertation you will develop and exend your own interests into a 15,000 word piece of research.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No fixed deadline for applications from home/EU students, but we recommend to apply as soon as possible; no later than 3 months before your start date.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU full-time £13500
  • Home part-time £4750
  • EU part-time £6750
  • International part-time £9000

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 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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