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.
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.
- American Culture and Conflict
- American Literature and Culture
- American Modernism
- Post-45: American Literature and Culture in the Cold War Era
- Illness and Disability in American Culture
- Reading the Contemporary
- The Awkward Age: Transatlantic Literature and Culture in Transition 1880 - 1920
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
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.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Literature American Studies View 378 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
- A second class honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent in a relevant subject.
- Experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.
- English language entry requirements
International16800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16800 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.
- EU full-time £12600
- Home part-time £4050
- EU part-time £6300
- International part-time £8400
Living costs for Canterbury
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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