Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Literary Studies (Postmodern Writing)

This course offers students a dynamic engagement with literary responses to postmodernism. The course provides a firm grounding in the latest developments in the highly topical field of postmodern writing. It also offers the key skills to undertake a detailed research project successfully.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5% or above in a related subject. IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 (internet-based) for international students.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of: A research proposal, including a related bibliographic element; a case study; examined oral presentations; and 6,000-word assignments. In the third semester, each student will complete a Master's dissertation of 15,000 words which deals specifically with an area of postmodern writing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

Key information

Department of English and Creative Writing
Telephone number: 
01970 621945