University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Twentieth- and Twenty First-Century Literature

This course explores the complex cultural histories of literatures in English, including contemporary writing, relationship to other discourses (e.g. law, economics and medicine), national, minority, dissident and diasporic writing, and post-colonial literatures; the course offers training in close textual study, history and theory.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in English literature or a related subject.

English Language requirements: IELTS: 7.0, or equivalent in other approved English language test.

Course modules

Research skills; text, theory, culture; dissertation; plus 4 relevant optional modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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