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Course summary

Overview Explore a range of literary texts and themes from 1945 to the present day, with an option to focus on the 21st century if you choose. The course offers you the opportunity to study cutting-edge topics such as the American novel after 1999, new directions in theory, the graphic novel, urban culture, performance studies, bioethics and cultures of conflict and dissent from Africa to the Middle East. Key benefits

  • Unrivalled location in the centre of London, with easy access to the British Library and the major libraries and archives of the capital.
  • Flexible course offering a range of approaches to contemporary literature, culture and theory, taught by staff who specialis in the contemporary period
  • A dynamic, research-led department with an international reputation for excellence (ranked in the Top 10 in the UK for research in the most recent Research Excellence Framework).

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in English, or a related discipline. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Fees and funding

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Contemporary Literature, Culture & Theory MA at King's College London, University of London - UCAS