Courses

The MA programme comprises a number of compulsory courses, a Special Programme component and an additional component, in which students take a number of courses outside their selected Special Programme.
The compulsory element includes courses

  • Core Course: Anglophone Literatures and Cultures,
  • Recent and Contemporary Trends in Literary Studies,
  • 3 Diploma Seminars taught as tutorials.

The form below is designed to facilitate orientation in the range of courses which form a part of the MA programme according to the criteria outlined in the table.
Course descriptions can also be accessed in the Student Information System.

SpecialSemester 

Mandatory courses

  • Core Course: Contemporary Approaches to Anglophone Literatures and Cultures
  • English Literature Section

    Basic courses

  • Romantic Symbolic Poem: Coleridge, Shelley, Keats. Part III: Keats
  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Elective courses

  • Lord Byron
  • Reading Chaucer
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Anglo-Irish Writing from Swift to Shaw
  • Literary Theories
  • Modern Irish Literature I: Tradition and Innovation
  • Czechs Outside In
  • American Literature & Studies Section

    Basic courses

  • African American Literature, from Phyllis Wheatley to Toni Morrison
  • Moby Dick in Context
  • Elective courses

  • American Jewish Literature
  • American Romancers: Hawthorne and Melville
  • Czechs Outside In
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Literary Theories
  • Circulating within the Modern Cinematic Image
  • Centre for Irish Studies

    Basic courses

  • Anglo-Irish Writing from Swift to Shaw
  • Modern Irish Literature I: Tradition and Innovation
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Centre for British & Commonwealth Studies

    Basic courses

  • Introduction to Canadian Studies
  • British Literature of the African and Asian Diaspora (Contemporary Black and South Asian British Writers)
  • Elective courses

  • Modern Scots Novel
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Anglo-Irish Writing from Swift to Shaw
  • Modern Irish Literature I: Tradition and Innovation
  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Centre for Critical & Cultural Theory

    Basic courses

  • Literary Theories
  • Circulating within the Modern Cinematic Image
  • Elective courses

  • Film & Critical Culture I
  • Critical Praxis: Dadaism, Lettrism, Situationism
  • Experimental Fiction I - Modernism
  • Ciné-tracts: Experimental Film
  • Contemporary Novel: Post-2000
  • + Recommended Interdisciplinary Courses from Other Special Programmes

  • Contemporary British Drama 1980 - 2016
  • Other

    Elective courses

  • Literary Translation I