University of Kent: English and American Literature (Canterbury and Paris)

InstitutionUniversity of Kent View institution profile
Department School of English View department profile
Web www.kent.ac.uk/english/postgraduate/
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Summary

With modules that range across genres, continents and centuries, this innovative and interdisciplinary MA programme combines taught modules and a dissertation and allows you to share your year between Canterbury and Paris. The modules on offer are regularly added to by academics keen to explore new areas of thinking with students and to draw you in to our established areas of research strength, such as postcolonial studies; 18th-century studies; modern poetry and fiction; or Victorian studies. The modules draw on many different critical approaches and focus on a wide range of historical periods, ideas and places.

A cross-cultural, interdisciplinary programme, you spend your first term at our Canterbury campus with full access to its excellent academic and recreational facilities. In the spring term, you relocate to Kent's Paris School of Arts and Culture where you study at the Columbia Global Center (known as Reid Hall) in a historic corner of Montparnasse. You visit Paris in the autumn term, where you meet our Paris staff and are taken on a tour of the city. We offer advice and support to help you relocate to Paris.

In your final term, you complete your MA by writing a 12,000-word dissertation on a research topic defined in collaboration with your academic supervisors.

The programme can also be studied in Paris only.

MA

University of Kent
School of English




The School of English at the University of Kent is ambitious and inclusive, committed to excellence in critical and creative practice. Our expertise and specialisms range from the medieval to the postmodern including; British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. With over forty permanent members of academic staff the School is a lively and intellectually stimulating environment.

The School also counts a number of highly acclaimed and award-winning creative writers among its staff, many of whom are ...

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