University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

English (American Literature)

This is a self-contained course of literary study which also serves as a prerequisite for students intending to continue towards a PhD.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class UK Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent.

Course modules

Core courses cover literary aspects of: early settlement; Puritanism; the Frontier; immigration; modernism; the Depression; Cold War; post-modernism; period classes (currently 1845-55 and 1915-25); resources for research seminars; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 7,362 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
MPhil Full-time £ 19,017 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MPhil Full-time £ 5,130 per Academic year (EU fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606