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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Penrhyn Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This innovative course focuses on dissident writing and transgressive texts, from the early modern period to the present, and from contexts from across the globe. Engaging with recent developments in theoretical and critical practice, the course will develop your knowledge and understanding of English literature and will sharpen your skills of literary research, writing and analysis. You'll be taught by world-leading academics with highly rated research publications. You'll also find Kingston a supportive environment and be able to access plenty of resources to develop and perfect your study skills.

Course assessment is flexible and innovative, ranging from traditional essays and dissertations to blogs and multimedia presentations. Assessment: Essays and other written coursework, presentations, and dissertation. This course is designed for students who have a personal or a professional interest in literature. It is particularly suited for those wishing to enhance their careers in areas such as: publishing, library, and museum services; journalism; teaching; the arts in general; the creative industries; or any other context where a knowledge of literature and skills in critical analysis are of importance.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 106 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    101 49%

    83rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    87th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    65th

    18

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