University of Manchester

University of Manchester

English Studies (Contemporary Literature and Culture)

This course allows students to take full advantage of the Centre for New Writing's resources, expertise and programme of visiting speakers. They will have access to prominent writers both on the staff and appearing at the Centre's public events. Students will also be encouraged to mix with the Centre's MA Creative Writing cohort, allowing a unique and productive dialogue between the creative and the critical.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, normally in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Modules include: Contemporary fiction; reading the contemporary; queer cinema; plus optional modules.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

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Key information

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0161 275 3144