Modern and Contemporary Literary Studies Pathway

Students taking the Contemporary Literary Studies pathway take 4 modules:

  • two contemporary literature modules
  • any other two modules

The dissertation will be in contemporary literature. Students are expected to take two 20 credit modules per term (Terms 1 and 2). Students can apply to replace one taught module with a guided reading course, the Special Subject module.

Compulsory Modules

The Research Methods course is taken by all English MA students and runs across terms 1, 2 and 3:

Other available modules may include:

Modern & Contemporary


Early Modern

Creative Writing