University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Critical and Cultural Theory (Taught)

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Course summary

On Critical and Cultural Theory MA you will grapple with the ideas and perspectives of great critical thinkers. Warwick's English Department, ranked 1st by 2014 REF, will equip you with the analytical tools to understand, theorise and critique the literary and cultural artefacts of the modern world. Course overview The MA in Critical and Cultural Theory will equip you with the analytical tools and concepts to respond to, understand, theorise, and critique the literary and cultural artefacts of the modern world. In the dedicated core module, you will immerse yourself in fundamental theoretical questions through individual reading and collective discussion. You can also choose from a wide range of modules that span a variety of critical perspectives and approaches to literary studies, and grapple with the ideas of some of the great critical thinkers. You will also write a dissertation on an (approved) topic of your choice with a specialised supervisor.

Course details

Modules

Core modules

  • Critical and Cultural Theory Today
  • Dissertation
Optional modules Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include:
  • Feminist Literary Theory
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Fundamentals of World Literature
  • Modernism and Psychoanalysis
  • Petrofiction Studies in World Literature
  • Psychoanalysis and Creativity
For more information, please visit the Critical and Cultural Theory web page on the English website.

Assessment method

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 Critical and Cultural Theory web page on the English website.


Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** 65% in an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. **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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