Queen Mary University of London
English Studies (Writing in the Modern Age)
The course explores 20th and 21st century literature and culture. On the programme, you will gain a more advanced understanding of modernist literature and culture; study the literature that interests you the most; develop new skills in argument, presentation, and independent research; graduate with the freedom to continue researching your literary interests at doctoral level or to pursue a wide range of careers.
An upper 2nd class Honours degree in English or such related fields as history, cultural studies and media studies. Where a North American marking scheme is used, applicants should have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.2. Applicants without formal qualifications can be considered on an individual basis.
Modules include: Modernism and after; resources for research; researching modern culture. Optional modules: aestheticism and the fin-de-si�cle literature; african literary and textual cultures; benjamin and adorno; cultural legacies of the first world war; the forms of modernism; freud and proust; imagining the modern caribbean; james joyce�s finnegan�s wake; j. m. coetzee: in the provinces of history; literature, science and technology; modernism and Ireland; post colonialism, language and identity; psychoanalysis and modern culture; the state of the novel; writing the east end.
Assessment is by 4,000 word essays (worth 67% of your overall mark). You also complete a 15,000 word dissertation, worth 33% of your overall mark.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,950 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,975 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Mile End||Tower Hamlets||E1 4NS||South East|
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