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Undergraduates who want to pursue further education after graduation often choose to pursue a Master of Arts, or MA. A Master of Arts enhances a student’s professional knowledge and gains the attention of recruiters around the world. What is an MA in Postcolonial Literature? Students seeking a degree in this discipline explore the works of authors from around the world, including the America… Read more

Undergraduates who want to pursue further education after graduation often choose to pursue a Master of Arts, or MA. A Master of Arts enhances a student’s professional knowledge and gains the attention of recruiters around the world.

What is an MA in Postcolonial Literature? Students seeking a degree in this discipline explore the works of authors from around the world, including the Americas, Africa and Asia. Program instruction focuses on how the work of regional authors helped shape their colonial communities after they achieved independence. Scholars should gain a clear understanding of common themes inherent to these postcolonial societies, so much so they can place a work chronologically and geographically based on style and theme.

Students who complete coursework and graduate often gain strong analytical skills, based on their ability to identify work by theme and style. They also leave with an expertise in communication and a mastery of deadline management.

Most students can complete a master’s degree in one to two years. To do so, however, depends on whether one attends full-time or part-time. School location, as well as whether the school is private or public, can affect tuition. Compare schools to find the program and structure that best fits your needs.

A graduate will find many opportunities for employment after earning this degree. Traditionally, someone with an MA in Postcolonial Literature will pursue a career in academics, as either a professor or researcher. Graduates may even pursue further education to enhance their academic careers. They can also find employment in communications fields, perhaps as editors or reporters. Others may opt to become authors.

MA in Postcolonial Literature programs are available at international universities and colleges. Some programs may even be available online. 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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Linnaeus University
Växjö, Sweden

We live at a time when questions of climate justice, global migration flows, and militarized landscapes daily remind us of colonial pasts, and how they shape our world today. ... +

We live at a time when questions of climate justice, global migration flows, and militarized landscapes daily remind us of colonial pasts, and how they shape our world today. The master’s program in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies is tailored for you who seek to investigate and understand colonial practices of power and their manifestations in the past and the present. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
30 Aug 2021
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The MA Postcolonial Studies Programme offers a focus on the historical relationships of power, domination and practices of imperialism and colonialism in the modern period (la ... +

The MA Postcolonial Studies Programme offers a focus on the historical relationships of power, domination and practices of imperialism and colonialism in the modern period (late nineteenth-century to the present) through the study of literature and culture. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
27 Sep 2021
Campus