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About

This English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions degree offered at the University of Westminster gives you the chance to study English literature in a modern university environment, while taking advantage of the wealth of resources offered by London's rich cultural life.  

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Overview

This English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions degree offered at the University of Westminster  will examine literary texts in the wider context of cultural production and relate them to the social, historical and political circumstances from which they emerge. 

The English Literature: Modern and Contemporary Fictions MA at the University of Westminster is designed to offer a coherent programme of postgraduate study that allows for both chronological range and specific topical focus. It gives you the opportunity to revisit and reinvestigate the texts, critical practices, institutions and periods that make up the discipline in order to see it in new and exciting ways.

Career Path 

  • An MA in English Literature provides students with skills in researching, writing, critical thinking, articulating, synthesizing and conveying ideas, which enable students to pursue a wide range of careers.
  • Many students who undertake a Masters in English wish to pursue PhD study or careers in the education sector, media, journalism, publishing, and library and information work.
  • A Masters in English shows the ability to communicate effectively and to a high standard. The ability to articulate and transmit ideas clearly prepares students to enter careers in advertising, marketing and PR.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation 
  • Themes and Problems in Modern and Contemporary Literature 
  • Materialities, Institutions and Contexts 
  • Experimental Women's Writing, Photography and Film 
  • London and Modernism: Manifesto, Literature, Painting, Film 
  • Trauma in American Modernity: The Nation and its Limits  
  • Urban Cultures 
  • Work Placements in Cultural Institutions 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant discipline.
  • If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing.
  • Applicants are required to submit one academic reference. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK PT tuition fee: £3,750 (Price per academic year)
  • International PT tuition fee: £7,000 (Price per academic year)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /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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