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English (Modern and Contemporary Literature and Criticism)

University of Malta

18 months
Duration
7200 EUR/year
Free
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About

The English (Modern and Contemporary Literature and Criticism) M.A. at the University of Malta is a taught programme that delves deep into literary concerns past 1890.

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Overview

The English (Modern and Contemporary Literature and Criticism)  course at the University of Malta  explores modernist poetry, the literature of symbolism and decadence, philosophy and literature, semiotics, literary theory, and gender among other fields.

If you’re interested in literature and criticism, this programme is the entry point to a multi-faceted comprehension of this rich academic field. Following this course, you will be eligible to participate in an international symposium, and learn to write research papers eligible for publication in peer-reviewed journals, including the department’s Countertext.

Career opportunities

If you are interested in being employed both locally and abroad in teaching, journalism, publishing, and consultancy, then this course is intended for you. Just as a significant number of alumni have done so, your refined knowledge on how literature and criticism has developed from modernism to our contemporary living will be preparatory if you intend on undergoing a doctoral study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Criticism and Theory
  • T.S. Eliot and Modernism
  • Hamlets: Shakespeare, Modernity and the Present
  • Variation in English
  • Writing for the Media: Skills and Tasks
  • Postcolonial Fiction: Definitions and Redefinitions
  • Literary Linguistics
  • Cognitive Poetics
  • Language and Gender
  • Writing the Mediterranean
  • Critical Posthumanisms
  • Post Romanticism
  • Myth and Modernism
  • Play, Performance and Participation
  • Shakespeare: Theory and Performance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of one of the following qualifications:

  • the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with Second Class or better in the same or in a closely related area of study as the area of study applied for,
  • provided that the Board may consider applicants in possession of the Degree with Third Class Honours only if it is satisfied that such applicants are in possession of other qualifications, including relevant experience, obtained following the first cycle degree or
  • the degree of Bachelor of Arts in the same or in a closely related area of study as that applied for, with an average mark of not less than 55% in that area or
  • a degree from this or from another university which the Board considers as comparable

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

  • Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400
Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:
  • Yr 1: Eur 10,800 / Yr 2: NIL

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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