The MSc in US Literature asks students to consider the way key literary, cultural, political and philosophical texts have contributed to the development, interrogation and revision of notions of American identity and culture.

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About the programme

The key concerns of the programme together with a listing of staff who contribute to the teaching.


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Programme aims

You will study key texts that have helped shape the meanings of American self-perception and national self-image.

Aims and outcomes

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Programme structure

The programme consists of core and option courses, research skills and methods courses, and a 15,000 word dissertation.

Programme structure


Fees and Funding

Fee information and potential funding opportunities.

Fees and Funding

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Teaching and assessment

The programme is assessed on the basis of a dissertation and taught course essays.

Teaching and assessment

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Entry requirements and apply online

You can apply online for this MSc programme.

Entry Requirements and apply online

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Research resources and materials to help you with your studies.


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Former students

Hear what some of our graduates have gone on to do since completing the MSc.

Former students

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Contact us

How to get in touch with us if you have any queries.

Contact details

Programme handbooks

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