The Centre for Contemporary Literature is closely connected with three postgraduate taught Master's courses run by the Department of English & Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London. These are:
MA Contemporary Literature and Culture:
This programme provides an introduction to the contemporary period via an overview of some of the historical transformations of literature and cultural thought from 1945, as well as providing a much more recent, post-2000 framework within which to understand contemporary literature and culture. This enables you to view the contemporary moment through a historical lens or to focus more exclusively on very recent cultural production.
MA Cultural and Critical Studies:
This programme is aimed at people with wide-ranging, interdisciplinary interests in the humanities and those interested in contemporary theoretical debates.
MA Modern and Contemporary Literature:
This programme introduces key texts and paradigms that shape our conception of literature from the early twentieth century to the present.
MPhil & PhD Research in Contemporary Literature:
The Centre also offers a vibrant academic community for a large number of MPhil and PhD students at Birkbeck.
See our PhD homepage for more information on applications, teaching opportunities, funding & scholarships and research resources.