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MA Programs in Modern Literature

For students who have completed their bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree program is often a rewarding pursuit. A Master of Arts focuses on the humanities and requires two or more years of extensive study for completion of the program. What is an MA in Modern Literature? This field of study can be a highly rewarding graduate program for students who love to read and explore the nuance… Read more

For students who have completed their bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree program is often a rewarding pursuit. A Master of Arts focuses on the humanities and requires two or more years of extensive study for completion of the program.

What is an MA in Modern Literature? This field of study can be a highly rewarding graduate program for students who love to read and explore the nuances of writing. As a student in such a program, you will likely take classes such as English literature, literary theory and criticism, global environmental literature, poetry, linguistics, and writing. Your master’s program may be focused on the area or cultures you are most interested in studying for a rich and personalized learning experience.

Upon graduation, students may enjoy a vast breadth of literary understanding (which is helpful in daily reading and conversation), increased and detailed analytical thinking as well as strengthened written and spoken communication skills – useful in complicated but necessary everyday activities.

Costs for an MA in Modern Literature vary depending on factors such as the university in question and the location of the university you are interested in. Speak with your academic advisor for more information about tuition costs.

Students interested in communication or publishing careers may benefit from studying modern literature. Graduates may also move on to successful careers in international relations and sociology. Finally, for students interested in a more detail-oriented career path, jobs as editors and translators sometimes require a heightened understanding of literary traditions, so students with an MA in Modern Literature often do well in these fields.

MA programs in modern literature can be found and completed online. You may also find this degree option at a university near you, where you can learn from face-to-face instruction. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

KU Leuven's Master in Western Literature is an initial master’s program aimed at an in-depth, intercultural, and comparative study of literature from different Western traditi ... +

KU Leuven's Master in Western Literature is an initial master’s program aimed at an in-depth, intercultural, and comparative study of literature from different Western traditions and periods. Through a range of contemporary theoretical and methodological perspectives, you will learn to understand literature as a complex cultural phenomenon in constant interaction with society and other media. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus