University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

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.

Course Modules

Compulsory modules: Dissertation; imagining the metropolis, writing, text, theory; commerce of vice; text and intertextuality: English theory and research; unreal city: London and modernity; foundations for postgraduate study.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £6,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £13,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MA £1,080 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • An undergraduate degree classification of 2.1 or above in a relevant discipline (in exceptional circumstances a 2.2 may be considered); or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a good honours degree in a related area; or professional experience, research in a professional capacity or publication in journals or presentation at conferences/seminars; or other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate that a candidate possesses knowledge and skills commensurate with the standard of a good honours degree. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.