Core course units:
Theories of Literature and Visual Culture (40 credits)
This course is the core taught course for all students and is taught across two terms. It provides you with knowledge of a range of historical and modern theoretical approaches to the study of literature and the visual arts. It refines your theoretical understanding and provides you with the methodological tools needed to proceed to PhD research if you so wish.
Dissertation (140 credits)
A 25,000 word dissertation on a subject of your choice. You will receive one-to-one support from your supervisor.
On completion of the course graduates will have:
• Joined a community of scholars who are working at the cutting edge of their chosen discipline.
• Learned to undertake focused research, developed written and oral presentation skills, and honed skills in critical analysis.
• Gained an understanding and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights in literature, film, cultural studies or the visual arts.
• Demonstrated self-direction and originality and the independent learning and initiative required for continuing professional development