University of Chester: Modern and Contemporary Fiction (MA)

InstitutionUniversity of Chester
Department English
Study type Taught


Our MA in Modern and Contemporary Fiction is an innovative and stimulating course that explores a rich variety of 20th- and 21st-century fiction.

1 course option

Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Applicants require a minimum of a good second-class honours degree, or the equivalent, in an appropriate discipline. Admission is subject to written application, references, and evidence of written work. Applicants may be invited for interview.


Modules are assessed by coursework. The first five modules each have 4,000 words of assessment, followed by the 16,000-word Dissertation. There are no exams.


Modules include: Shorter fiction; novel histories: past, present, future; popular fictions; special author topic; research methods; dissertation; research essay.

Location Parkgate Road Campus
Parkgate Road

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