Masters | Postgraduate Course - Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture MA Course Details within University of York

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Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture MA

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time, MA 2 years Part-time

This course enables students to develop an understanding of: the engagement of modern writing with a range of cultural issues; the cultural meanings and associations of important developments in literary technique in the twentieth century; the development of ‘modernity’ in association with particular genres and writers; some of the ways in which modern historical and technological development affected notions of writing the importance of political movements such as feminism and the formation of gay identities to modern writing.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for MA programmes in English and related literature will normally be expected to have obtained upper 2nd Class Honours, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: