|Study location||United Kingdom, London (Medway Campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme offers you the opportunity to study the rich and varied literary imaginings of London. As well as covering London’s literary history from the time of Shakespeare to the present day, this exciting programme encompasses cinematic, postcolonial and documentary constructions of, and responses to the city. It appeals to those who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, explore alternative approaches and perspectives, and broaden their understanding within an interdisciplinary, comparative and international context.
Programme design is structured yet flexible. Courses are taught in weekly seminars that focus on the close study of literary, theoretical and cultural texts. There are also opportunities for site-specific learning through walks as well as museum and gallery visits. You can pursue supporting courses in research methods and theory and produce a final dissertation on a subject of your own choice. You may choose to study relevant courses from the MAs in Creative Writing, Theatre Studies and Media as part of the Literary London Programme.
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
Dissertation (MA English: Literary London) (60 credits)
Imagining the Metropolis (30 credits)
The Commerce of Vice: Early Modern London (30 credits)
Unreal City: London and Modernity (30 credits)
Text and Theory (15 credits)
Research Skills for Literary Studies (15 credits)
Graduates from this programme can pursue further academic research, archival or commercial research, or teach journalism or creative writing.