University of Leicester
Modern Literature and Creative Writing
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in English language or literature or its equivalent.
Core modules: modern literature and theory, including the study of an author; a decade (e.g. the 1940s); a movement (e.g. modernism); a genre (e.g. AIDS literature); the Caribbean short story; women's travel writing; postcolonial feminist theory. Semester 1: literature and exile: American writers in Paris or poetry writing and contemporary poetry. Semester 2: literature and gender: deviant bodies and dissident desires or writing fiction; research methods for postgraduates in English; dissertation.
The dissertation (maximum 20,000 words) is individually supervised and separately assessed. All other modules are taught by diverse methods in seminars or tutorial groups. The 2 core modules are assessed either by 2 essays of 2,500 words each or 1 of 5,000 words. The 2 option modules are each assessed by a 4,000-word essay. Students have the opportunity to graduate with an MA in Modern Literature and Creative Writing by taking 1 or both creative options and writing a creative dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,105 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
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