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Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought 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

Explore how literature has shaped and been shaped by modern and contemporary culture.

You have the opportunity to choose from modules reflecting on:

  • modernism and postmodernism
  • theory and practice
  • contemporary history and archives
  • canonicity and avant-gardism
  • aesthetic production
  • globalisation
  • identity politics (sexuality, gender, race, class)
  • conflict (terrorism, war).

English at Sussex enjoys a longstanding, illustrious reputation in modernist and contemporary studies. This MA is associated with the Centre for Modernist Studies, which has been running for over 15 years. Our faculty’s research is resonant, original, diverse and internationalist. These are qualities we prioritise in our teaching.

CAREERS

During your Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought MA your academic and research abilities improve as you become confident in written communication, independent thought and critical assessment. Your self-awareness grows, and you also develop practical skills in teamwork, flexibility and problem-solving.

A number of our graduates go on to further study and careers in academia.

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

    40th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 106 3

    17th out of 93 1

    18th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    140 68%

    31st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    74th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    142 68%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    52nd

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 71%

    23rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    60th

    28

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