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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Penrhyn Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This innovative English Literature MA course focuses on dissident writing and transgressive texts, from the early modern period to the present, and from contexts around 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. Course assessment is flexible and innovative, ranging from traditional essays and dissertations to blogs and multimedia presentations. Capitalising on our London location, several modules are complemented by optional field trips to enhance and support your learning experience.

What you will study

The English Literature MA is a rigorous, challenging and fascinating course which enables you to study diverse literary texts and engage with cutting-edge theoretical and critical approaches.

Teaching and assessment

The teaching on each 30-credit module will comprise weekly two-hour or three-hour seminars. These sessions are dynamic and flexible, and typically feature a combination of teacher-led presentations, class discussion and individual student presentations.

After you graduate

This English Literature 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. For those interested in further research, the course also provides an excellent foundation for MPhil/PhD-level study in English literature.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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

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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