English Literature MA offers a varied, flexible approach to graduate study within one of the world's leading English departments. Warwick’s English Department offers options ranging from Gothic and Postcolonial Theory to Early Modern Ecologies and the Anthropocene, and allows you to explore while working with those at the cutting intellectual edge of literary studies. Course overview Our MA will train you in the study of writing and culture across a range of periods, cultures, and genres. It has an open and flexible study route. You will choose from a number of modules that address a range of issues and topics in the field of literatures written in English as well as literary theory and world literature. Modules range from Feminist Literary Theory and Queer Studies to Ecopoetics and Gothic, World Literatures and Drama . You will study four modules, two in Term One and two in Term Two; and undertake a dissertation project on an (approved) topic of your choice with a specialised supervisor in Term Three.
- Critical Theory Today
- Postcolonial Theory
- Petrofiction: Studies in World Literature
- World Literature and the Anthropocene
- Early Modern Ecologies Gothic
- The Poetics of Urban Modernism
- Narratives of American Empire
- Shakespeare in Performance
- Romantic Elegy
All essays are marked by two members of staff. The standard length for essays for modules on this course is 6,000 words; the Dissertation is 16,000 words. Marks are given out of 100. For more information, please visit the English Literature web page on the English website.
**Minimum requirements** 65% (or equivalent) in an undergraduate degree in English Literature or a related degree. Applicants may be required to provide a writing sample to demonstrate suitability for the course. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band C - IELTS overall score of 7.5, minimum component scores of two at 6.5/7.0 and the rest at 7.5 or above. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.
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