This is a multidisciplinary and comparative MA programme
designed for students with an interest in contemporary literatures
and media. It familiarises students with the movements, authors,
texts and themes of international contemporary literature. It
broadens their intellectual horizons and provides them with the
skills for research and critical analysis. Students will be prepared
for careers in media, arts administration, teaching, translation,
and international marketing and communications.
The course programme includes the study of seminal texts,
films, and other media by international authors and artists from
the 1960s to the post-modern era and beyond. Non-English
texts will be read in translation. Core modules are: The Arts of
Reading; Worlds of Fantasy: Literature, Film, Computer Games;
Resisting through Culture: Conflicts in Europe and Beyond; and
Contemporary Literary Genres.