MA Postcolonial Texts and Cultures

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  • Objectives
    Allows you to study a range of literary and other cultural production from around the world, in the context of current theories and practices of postcolonial studies. Gives you a broad knowledge of contemporary theories of colonial and postcolonial cultures, and a context to encounter a variety of disciplinary perspectives, and material from a range of countries and languages.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements At least 2:1 or international equivalent in a first degree in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English. If English is not your first language, we normally require an overall IELTS score of at least 7.5, normally with at least 7 in each component. For TOEFL we normally expect a minimum score of 630, with a Test of Written English score of 5. Applicants who have taken the computer-based TOEFL test must normally achieve an overall score of 267 with an essay-writing score of at least 5. The TOEFL IBT test score has to be 113 or above.
  • Academic title
    MA Postcolonial Texts and Cultures
  • Course description
    Postcolonial Texts and Cultures - MA

    Course content

    Core module, options, 15,000-word dissertation.

    30-credit modules:

    -Research and Theory in Postcolonial Studies (core)
    -Postcolonial Biblical Studies
    -Contemporary African Cultural Texts/Textual Cultures
    -Australian Cinema
    -The Language of Postcolonial Literatures
    -Twentieth-century Liberation Theatre
    -Postcolonial Literature, Animals and the Environment

    15-credit modules:

    -Hispanic and Lusophone Postcolonial Literatures
    -Selected Research training modules
    -Dutch Colonial, Postcolonial and Migrant Writing
    -Postcolonial Francophone Literatures
    -A course of directed reading in one of a range of topics, likely to cover Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanic, Lusophone, and Afrikaans literatures, and topics ranging from postcolonial film and theatre, to postcolonial gender and queer theory
    -A choice from a range of additional research training modules.

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