Literary Studies (American Studies)
This course gives students the opportunity to interrogate the major preoccupations and cultural range of American writing. It also offers a firm grounding in the latest developments in literary criticism and analysis, and provides students with the key skills to undertake their own detailed research project successfully. Thus a special feature of the course is the combination of the study of imaginative writing alongside the development of key transferable skills.
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 takes the form of: A research proposal, including a related bibliographic element; a case study; examined oral presentations; and 6,000-word assignments. Each student will complete a Master's dissertation of 15,000 words which deals specifically with an area of American literature in the 3rd semester.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,625 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
Department of English and Creative Writing