Postcolonial studies is an intellectually dynamic and politically critical field. It takes the palpitation of contemporary societies and societies in the environment of an decreasingly connected yet deeply complex world. Our Masters degree allows you to look critically at problematic histories whose patrimonies remain with us the history of slavery; the history of intolerance; the ongoing histories of colonialism itself, which cut across different languages and societies in different corridor of the world. You ’ll discover the uproariousness and diversity of Anglophone postcolonial societies, their social and literal surrounds, and the theoretical but also practical issues they raise. An understanding of these issues will also allow you to gain an in- depth knowledge of how creative labors like literature, film and music engage with race, place and identity across a variety of surrounds – from the stereotyping of Turks and Jews in the Renaissance, to the global ‘ migration extremity ’ and Black Lives Matter movement of present times.
The University of Leeds Library is one of the stylish exploration libraries in the UK, with effects across the entire range of postcolonial literatures/ societies and special collections in a number of areas directly relating to the postcolonial field Our Special Collections offer a huge range of rare books, calligraphies and art, as well as microfilm collections of American, Indian and South African journals, US government and presidential lines, the Black Power Movement library, the Church Missionary Society library, and documents relating to British imperialism, foreign affairs, and overseas policy.
The Postcolonial Masters is yours to make. A wide range of option modules will allow you to shape the programme to your own particular solicitations and interests, and as you progress through your studies, you'll apply what you ’ve learned to an independent exploration design, consummately supervised but also entirely of your choice. still, the same modules will generally be available, but smaller of them will be taken in each time, If you choose to study part- time. For further information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies MA Full Time in the course roster For further information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies MA Part Time in the course roster
Learning and tutoring
You ’ll have daily forums in each module where you bandy the themes and issues arising from your reading, and you ’ll be suitable to enhance your literacy by attending the wide range of exploration forums and addresses by visiting speakers that we arrange throughout the time. still, independent study is a vital part of the degree, as it allows you to make your chops and explore your own ideas. Utmost of our modules are assessed by a single essay of around words, which you submit at the end of the semester in which you studied the module. You may also be anticipated to submit unassessed essays to gain feedback on your work, or give donations in your forums .
A bachelorette degree with a 21( honeys) in English, or postcolonial literature, or a degree scheme that includes a significant proportion of English Literature content, or a affiliated subject. operations from those with degrees in other subjects may be considered on an individual base, along with a sample of lately written work.
English language conditions
IELTS6.5 overall, with no lower than6.0 in all factors. For other English qualifications, read English language original qualifications.
Documents and information you need
You ’ll need to upload the following documents when completing the online operation form A paraphrase of your completed BA degree or grades to date A particular statement of around 500 words in response to the questions asked in the supporting statement section of the operation form Still, you ’ll need to submit evidence of your English language results( eg IELTS), If English isn't your first language. We don't generally request references, unless farther information is needed to support the assessment of your operation. Where farther information to support the assessment of your operation is demanded, we may ask for a recent sample of written work.
We'll decide whether to offer you a place grounded on your operation form, particular statement, reiterations, prognosticated or factual degree results and, where applicable, any fresh attestation requested.