English Literature: Postcolonial and Global Literatures MA



Course introduction

The Postcolonial and Global Literatures pathway of our English Literature MA programme places you at the forefront of current debates around decolonisation, race and the politics of migration.

Explore a wide range of writing in postcolonial and global contexts, while studying in the heart of London's east end, an area that has inspired ? and is inspired by ? stories of migration.

  • Study with a renowned teaching team
  • Create a bespoke degree that reflects your interests
  • Explore Middle Eastern, South Asian and South African literature in depth
  • Meet other postgraduate students and staff at our research seminars
  • Develop your writing skills and widen your career options

Facilities

  • Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace
  • Access to Queen Mary's libraries on all our campuses
  • Access to a wide range of online resources (including journals, books, databases and media)
  • University of London's libraries, including Senate House

Career paths

We train critical thinkers and writers who can pursue a wide range of careers worldwide. This programme places you at the forefront of critical theory and provides you with a wide range of academic and transferable skills that are prized in many careers, including teaching, publishing, or working within the cultural industries.

Past students have gone on to roles such as proofreader, policy officer, media assistant and petrochemicals markets reporter.

Our programmes also prepare you for doctoral research.

  • Goldsmith University
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • The Civil Service



Start date

EXPECTED SEP-2019. EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Tuitions and fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 Years - full-time MA - Master of Arts £9950 Home Fees
1 Years - full-time MA - Master of Arts £18000 Overseas Fees
1 Years - full-time MA - Master of Arts £9950 European Fees
2 Years - part-time MA - Master of Arts £5000 Home Fees
2 Years - part-time MA - Master of Arts £9000 Overseas Fees
2 Years - part-time MA - Master of Arts £5000 European Fees


Qualifications required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in English or a related subject such as History, Cultural Studies and Media Studies. Promising applicants who do not meet the formal academic criteria but who possess relevant credentials and who can demonstrate their potential to produce written work at Masters level will also be considered. As part of the admissions process, we may call for examples of written and artistic work and/or interview candidates.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in English or a related subject such as History, Cultural Studies and Media Studies. Promising applicants who do not meet the formal academic criteria but who possess relevant credentials and who can demonstrate their potential to produce written work at Masters level will also be considered. As part of the admissions process, we may call for examples of written and artistic work and/or interview candidates. Students need to have an IELTS 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, 24 in Reading, 22 in Listening and 25 in Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 7