Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

The course offers students the opportunity to explore classic and contemporary writings in English and in translation. Students on the pathway will be able to think further about literatures in postcolonial and global contexts, while studying in the heart of London's East End with its long history of migration.

Course Modules

Modules include: Peripheral modernities; resources for research; researching modern culture. Optional modules: african literary and textual cultures; imagining the modern caribbean; imagining south asia and its diaspora; j. m. coetzee: in the provinces of history; postcolonialism, language and identity; romantic worldview: the orient and others; the spatial turn: history, literature and geography; writing and the present; writing the east end.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd class Honours degree in English or such related fields as history, cultural studies and media studies. Where a North American marking scheme is used, applicants should have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.2. Applicants without formal qualifications can be considered on an individual basis.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,950  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,975  Academic year. First year home fees