The World Literature MA at Warwick draws on the English Department's renowned expertise in theoretically-driven world-literary and postcolonial studies to offer a course unique in the UK. Warwick’s English Department allows you to explore while working with those at the cutting intellectual edge of world literary studies. Course overview The MA in World Literature at Warwick draws on our department’s renowned expertise in theoretically-driven world-literary and postcolonial studies to offer a year-long course that is unique in the UK. Considering you as a future scholar and global citizen, this MA will immerse you in the study of writing and culture from across the globe. You will take a core module in the methodology and theory of world literature, choose from a range of modules that address issues in modern and contemporary world literature, and write a dissertation on an (approved) topic of your choice with a specialised supervisor.
- Fundamentals of World Literature
- Petrofiction: Studies in World Literature
- Narratives of American Empire
- World Literature and the Anthropocene
- Theory from the Margins: Postcolonialism and the Radical Tradition
- Feminist Literary Theory
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.
**Minimum requirements** 65% in an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. 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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