University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Modern Literature

This programme draws on specialist staff with expertise in 18th and 19th century literature, romanticism, children�s literature, and contemporary literature and theory; underpinned by instruction in advanced research methods and skills and the comparative study of theoretically informed critical approaches, this residential MA, based on the Lampeter campus of the university, enables students to undertake an advanced level study of literature in English and associated aspects of culture in the period from 1790 to the present day.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree in English literature or a cognate discipline (those with a 2.2 are considered for entry to a postgraduate diploma in the 1st instance); non-standard applicants are also considered.

Course modules

All years: research methods; comparative and critical approaches; visions of society; the shock of the new; utopian and dystopian fiction; the child in time; black American women writers; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of assignment and presentation supported by tasks designed to enhance research skills.

Fees for 2017

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 3 years
PgDip Full-time £ 2,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 6,667 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lampeter Campus Lampeter SA48 7ED Wales

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Registry Admissions Office
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0300 500 5054