Kingston University

Kingston University

English Literature

This course offers a programme of modules which focus on issues relating to constructions of identity; it develops a broad range of theoretical approaches and practical skills for the analysis of literature, rather than a narrow focus on any single literary tradition or historical period.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree in English Literature or a related subject; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced postgraduate study skills; English literature dissertation. Optional modules: empire and its aftermath; gender and sexuality; life writing; location and literature.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays and other written coursework; presentations; 15,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,400 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177