MASTERSTUDIES

4 Masters Programs in Postcolonial Literature

A master’s degree is a post-graduate degree that focuses on expanding students' understanding of all that they learned during their undergraduate years. A master’s program typically takes two years, though that varies from person to person and field to field.

What is a Master in Postcolonial Literature? This program covers both traditional and new fields of American and European literature. During their course of study, students may read more of, analyze and interpret works by great writers such as Shakespeare and Dickens, Ayn Rand and Toni Morrison. Courses may focus on the analysis and interpretation of the works themselves, or they may concentrate more on creative writing and recent developments in literary theory. Pupils may be encouraged to explore how great literary works reflect on the colonial experience as well as how they may impact global phenomena such as diaspora, nationhood and migration.

Graduates of literary studies tend to possess many desirable traits, including the ability to deeply analyze content and come to informed conclusions, strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and a superb attention to detail. Pupils also tend to possess a greater understanding of and compassion for cultures that are not their own. Each of these qualities can prove to be beneficial in both professional and personal endeavors.

A master’s degree varies greatly in price and hinges on many factors. Location, duration and mode of education (online or offline) all affect the final cost of a program.

People who possess a degree in postcolonial literature usually find that they are qualified for many exciting positions and that they are in high demand in a variety of fields. Graduates may become teachers, professors, editors, writers, marketing specialists, grant writers, proposal writers, advertising copywriters and researchers. Many tend to find career fulfillment with publishing companies, advertising agencies, marketing firms, newspapers and website development firms.

Many institutions offer degrees in postcolonial literature. Online programs are becoming increasingly popular, as they offer flexibility and convenience. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

4 Results in Postcolonial Literature Filter

Master of Arts in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

Linnaeus University
MA
31 Aug 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

The program meets needs in society and research for critical analysis of meanings, implications, and consequences of colonialism at the time of colonial conquest and rule, and ...

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Master in Postcolonial and World Literatures

University of St Andrews
Master
14 Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

The MLitt in Postcolonial and World Literatures offers the opportunity to study the theoretical, literary, cultural and historical dimensions of contemporary postcolonialism f ...

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Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies

SOAS University of London
Master
PhD
28 Sep 2020
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3 years
English
Campus

The SOAS Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) will welcome applications from MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake research in the disciplines of C ...

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MA Postcolonial Studies

SOAS University of London
MA
28 Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

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 ...

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