University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Caribbean Literature

This is a research programme with some provision for taught modules. It is aimed at those who wish to move beyond undergraduate work and to engage in research in depth for a postgraduate thesis, but who also wish to take modules that help develop research and related skills. On this programme you cover a broad range of poetry and fiction from English, French and Spanish Caribbean. In the process you engage with issues of Caribbean history, politics, national identity, gender and sexuality. African Studies and Anthropology has been ranked 2nd among all Area Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Entry requirements

For MRes and MA by research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2.1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK.

Course modules

3 taught modules: research skills and methods in African studies; Caribbean fiction; Caribbean poetry. You also write a dissertation of 20,000 words in the final term on a topic of your choice relevant to the focus of the programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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