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English Literature: Postcolonial and Global Literatures MA

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Postcolonial and Global Literatures pathway of our English Literature MA programme places you at the forefront of current debates around decolonisation, race and the politics of migration.

Explore a wide range of writing in postcolonial and global contexts, while studying in the heart of London’s east end, an area that has inspired – and is inspired by – stories of migration.

  • Study with a renowned teaching team
  • Create a bespoke degree that reflects your interests
  • Explore Middle Eastern, South Asian and South African literature in depth
  • Meet other postgraduate students and staff at our research seminars
  • Develop your writing skills and widen your career options


  • Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace
  • Access to Queen Mary's libraries on all our campuses
  • Access to a wide range of online resources (including journals, books, databases and media)
  • University of London’s libraries, including Senate House

Career paths

We train critical thinkers and writers who can pursue a wide range of careers worldwide. This programme places you at the forefront of critical theory and provides you with a wide range of academic and transferable skills that are prized in many careers, including teaching, publishing, or working within the cultural industries.

Past students have gone on to roles such as proofreader, policy officer, media assistant and petrochemicals markets reporter.

Our programmes also prepare you for doctoral research.

  • Goldsmith University
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • The Civil Service

Application deadline

09 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,750per 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 is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 100 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%



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