About the course
You will specialise in either contemporary literature or creative writing. Taught in workshops held on weekday evenings, you will be able to fit your studies around your existing commitments. Specialise in researching contemporary literature. You will be introduced to a range of recent literary texts in English and develop an advanced, critical understanding of recent debates on the contemporary creative process. You will be encouraged by expert tutors to develop your skills in close reading, creating and delivering presentations and formal discussions. Modules will explore how contemporary literary studies is a creative process, and will enable you to specialise in topics at the cutting edge of the discipline. Leeds Beckett is an established provider of postgraduate contemporary literature education, and you will benefit from the wealth of staff expertise on offer within the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities. Whether your interests lie in the postcolonial world, womens writing or contemporary gothic literature, this course will enable you to study poetry, research cultures and explore novels and films relating to current debates.
Intake Months
September
Delivery Locations
Leeds
C106903
Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 13,000
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Duration
1 Year
Post study visa
2 Years
English language requirements
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6.5
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60
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54
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting. Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee ent

Leeds Beckett University

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Leeds Beckett University, formerly known as Leeds Metropolitan University and before that as Leeds Polytechnic, is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It has campuses in the city centre and Headingley. The university’s origins can be traced to 1824, with the foundation of the Leeds Mechanics Institute. Leeds Polytechnic was formed in 1970 and was part of the Leeds Local Education Authority until it became an independent Higher Education Corporation on 1 April 1989. In 1992, the institution gained university status. The current name was adopted in September 2014
Formed almost 200 years ago, Leeds Beckett University has grown to become one of the most popular institutions in the UK. Leeds Beckett boasts five-star QS ratings for Employability, Facilities, Inclusiveness, Internationalisation and Specialist Criteria. It also holds silver status in the Teaching Excellence Framework as well as enviable employability stats. Leeds Beckett University was previously known as Leeds Metropolitan University.
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