English and American Literature, M.A. | University of Kent | Canterbury, United Kingdom
M.A. On Campus

English and American Literature

12 months
17400 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Immerse yourself in your chosen topics and create a bespoke course that suits your interests with the English and American Literature programme from University of Kent.


You'll develop your research skills, which you'll apply to your dissertation. English and American Literature programme from University of Kent will provide you with knowledge and skills for careers in teaching, publishing, arts management, journalism and many other sectors, or a solid foundation for PhD study.


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:

  • Race and Power 
  • American Modernism, 1890-1940 
  • Century Translation 
  • Global Victorians 
  • Colonial and Postcolonial Discourses
  • Post-4S: American Literature and Culture in the Cold War Era

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU - £13000


  • UK - £4650
  • EU - £6500
  • International - £8700

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.


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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