University of Essex
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent, in a relevant area. If English is not your first language, then we require IELTS 7.0, or equivalent, with 6.5 in writing.
Compulsory modules: there is a continent outside my window; United States and Caribbean literatures in dialogue; research methods in literary and cultural analysis; us nationalism and regionalism; war, violence and conflict in the American tropics. Optional modules: there is a continent outside my window; united states and Caribbean literatures in dialogue; adaptation; advanced film and industry: production and industry; African American literature; documentary and the avant-garde: film, video, digital; dramatic structure; early modern to eighteenth century literature; film and video production workshop; Georgian and romantic literature and drama; literature and performance in the modern city; literature and the environmental imagination: 19th to 21st century poetry and prose; memory maps: practices in psychogeography; oulipian practice; poetic practice; research methods in literary and cultural analysis; sea of lentils: modernity, literature, and film in the Caribbean; the new nature writing; the novel; the wild east; us nationalism and regionalism; writing magic; writing the novel
Assessment is by four essays of 4,000-5,000 words, a reflective piece on research methods and a dissertation (of approximately 20,000 words) written between April and September. Where appropriate, films, plays or pieces of creative writing can be submitted as your dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
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