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University of Nottingham: Canadian Studies MRes

Institution University of Nottingham
Department School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
Study type Research


We are the only Department of American and Canadian Studies in the UK, offering research expertise in race, gender and sexuality and how these are explored in Canadian literature, film and culture.

If you already have a clear idea of the area and topic you wish to research as a PhD, then you can effectively lay the ground work for this by doing a masters by research. Particular areas of research specialism include:

  • Canada-US border studies

  • Contemporary cinema

  • Contemporary literature

  • Cultural studies

  • Ethnic-minority literature

  • Film adaptation

  • Indigenous literature and cinema

  • Prize culture

  • Queer studies

  • Settler-colonialism

  • Women's writing

  • Young adult literature

Master of Research - MRes

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