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Literature and Philosophy MA

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Study in a stimulating environment for creative thinking, open discussion and critical engagement.

This course builds on the longstanding tradition of interdisciplinary research and teaching at Sussex. You’ll draw on ideas from literature, philosophy (analytic and continental), psychology and intellectual history. You’ll also benefit from activities organised by the Literature and Philosophy Research Network.

You have the opportunity to examine central topics at the intersection of philosophy and literature, such as:

  • the autonomy of the work of art
  • literature as philosophy
  • ethics and literature
  • the experience of reading
  • style and narrative
  • modernism and modernity.

CAREERS

Our graduates are well prepared for further study and careers in:

  • education, the charity sector and NGOs
  • writing, journalism, and libraries and archives
  • publishing, website production and marketing
  • academia.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 100 2

    17th out of 51 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    134 66%

    31st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    23rd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    80th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    130 63%

    26th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    11th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    34th

    8

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