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English Literature: Modern and Contemporary MA

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This pathway explores literature in its social and cultural contexts from the late-nineteenth century to the present, focusing on Modernist and Postmodernist literature, and contemporary critical debates.

  • Get tailored support from staff with a rich variety of research specialisms
  • Consider key issues in the study of modern and contemporary literature
  • Study in a leading centre of research with a renowned teaching team
  • Create a bespoke degree that reflects your interests
  • Gain specialised, transferable research skills

About the School

School of English and Drama

The School of English and Drama brings together two of Queen Mary's outstanding departments: the Department of English and the Department of Drama. We collaborate with high-profile organisations: previous works have included projects with the Barbican, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).

The Department of English is one of the country's leading centres for literary study. We have an international reputation for our high-quality research and excellence in teaching: we were ranked first in the UK for research intensity in the last national Research Excellence Framework.

We forge collaborations across academia and beyond. Our teaching staff are involved in a number of research centres and projects, including the Centre for Poetry, the Sexual Cultures Research Group and the Raphael Samuel History Centre.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,250per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 100

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%



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