Postcolonial Studies, M.A. | University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
12 months
18000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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Postcolonial Studies from University of Kent develops your understanding of how cultural forms offer a radical resistance to colonial worldviews that are still very much prevalent today.


At Postcolonial Studies from University of Kent you will develop your own expertise in the relationship between politics, culture, and imperialism, whilst exploring the urgency and vibrancy of postcolonial writing. Topics may include postcolonial responses to the climate emergency, global capitalism, migration and diaspora. If you have never studied postcolonial literature before, or if you wish to expand your existing reading, our modules are dedicated to both canonical works and the very latest developments in the field.

Career for students at Postcolonial Studies from University of Kent:

Many career paths can benefit from the writing and analytical skills that you develop as a postgraduate student in the School of English. Our students have gone on to work in academia, journalism, broadcasting and media, publishing, writing and teaching; as well as more general areas such as banking, marketing analysis and project management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Modernism, 1890-1940 
  • Global Victorians 
  • Centres and Edges: Modernist and Postcolonial Quest Literature 
  • Post-45: American Literature and Culture in the Cold War Era 
  • Queer Enlightenments: Eighteenth-Century Narratives of Sex and Gender

Key information


  • 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.


180 alternative credits


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.
  • Experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.
  • English language entry requirements

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.


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