University of Westminster

University of Westminster

English Literature (Modern and Contemporary Fictions)

This course provides the opportunity to study English literature in a modern university environment, while taking advantage of the wealth of resources offered by London�s rich cultural life. Students examine literary texts in the wider context of cultural production and relate them to the social, historical and political circumstances from which they emerge. The course will be of particular interest to those wishing to prepare for further study at MPhil or PhD level, and those teaching English who want to gain a further qualification and investigate recent and current developments in the field.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a good Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, and to submit a 1,500-word critical essay of your choice; applicants whose 1st language is not English will need an IELTS score of 7.0 overall with at least 6 in each element.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time day - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

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