Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literary Studies
The programme offers up-to-date training in research methods and skills; you choose 3 modules, at least 2 of which are from within the pathway, and you will write a dissertation on a subject related to 20th century studies; if you choose to take this named pathway, you will be expected to select at least 2 modules from those available within the pathway and to write your dissertation in an area related to it.
Applicants require an English or English-related Honours degree (at least a 2:1 or equivalent) from a recognised university.
Core modules: research methods and resources; dissertation. Optional modules: modern poetry; literatures of slavery; modernism and touch; life narratives; representing the self: from Sophocles to the sopranos; post-war British drama; the contemporary us novel; the writing of poetry; blood and soil: regionalism and contemporary us crime narrative.; modules are subject to staff availability and normally no more than 5 of the above will run in any 1 year.
Assessment of core modules includes 1 research proposal exercise and 1 critical essay of 1500 words. There is also a dissertation of 12,000 words. Each optional module is normally assessed by 2 essays of 3000 words.
Funding is available through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Awards (one scholarship available) and also through the faculty MA Scholarships award scheme.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
Department of English Studies
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