MA Literature and Culture

Uncover Hidden Narratives and Explore Literature's Cultural Significance

Embark on a literary odyssey with our prestigious MA in Literature and Culture programme online, exploring the profound connections between words, ideas, and the human experience.

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Sep 16, 2024
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24 Months
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Programme Summary

Connect the dots of cultural significance and unveil meaning in literature

Discover the Power of Cultural Expression through our online MA in Literature and Culture

Step into a realm where words ignite, stories unveil, and the magic of literature knows no bounds. Prepare for an extraordinary journey into the enchanting realm of literature and culture. Our fully online MA programme invites those with an insatiable thirst for intellectual exploration and a deep love for the written word. Join us as we embark on a transformative odyssey through the realms of literature, uncovering hidden narratives, and discovering the profound impact of cultural expression. Get ready to immerse yourself in thought-provoking discussions, delve into the works of renowned authors, and unlock the limitless possibilities of literary interpretation.

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Elevate Your Current Career

If you are already working in a relevant field related to literature and culture, our MA Literature and Culture program empowers you to excel in your current career. Deepen your understanding of literary theories and cultural concepts, becoming a respected influencer in your field. With enhanced expertise and critical thinking skills, you can drive meaningful discussions and shape the future of literature and cultural studies.

Forge a New Path

Discover the freedom to forge a new career path through our MA Literature and Culture program. Embrace the transformative power of literature and culture, expanding your horizons and unlocking diverse opportunities. Become an influential thought leader, shaping the discourse and future of these captivating fields. Break away from the confines of your current career and embark on a fulfilling and purposeful professional journey in the dynamic realm of literature and culture.

Ignite Entrepreneurial Sparks

Whether you aspire to be a consultant, freelancer, or start your own venture, the MA Literature and Culture program equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge. From analysing the significance of literary works to understanding cultural contexts, this program offers a comprehensive understanding of the industry. Discover how to curate compelling content, think critically about literature and culture, and unleash your potential as a thought leader in this ever-evolving landscape.

Why choose our online
MA Literature and Culture?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
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Earn an an online
MA Literature and Culture
degree from a modern UK university
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UH Online is 2nd for Graduate Employability in the most recent PTES Survey.
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Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
Flexible learning that fits your schedule
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Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
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Student Support Consultants and services are available throughout your course
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Online Library and Virtual classroom are available 24/7
Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
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Learn from our team of campus based academic experts who create learning the outcomes
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Benefit from their extensive experience and knowledge in the field of choice
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Join fellow learners through virtual events and module discussions
Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
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Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
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Be assured of the quality and rigour of your education with a QAA assured degree
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Am I Eligible

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Module Pathway

The part-time Online MA Literature and Culture is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
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Core Modules
Earth Words: Literature Place and Environment (30 Credits)
Historical Fiction: Memory, Nostalgia and the Past in Contemporary Culture (30 Credits)
Reading The Vampire: Science, Sexuality and Alterity in Modern culture (30 Credits)
Final Research Project
Dissertation (60 Credits)
Research Methods 1 (15 Credits)
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Further Course Information
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Entry Requirements

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The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a literature or related subject area at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

  • The school will consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have work experience for a period of 3 years via a Curriculum Vitae and/or LinkedIn profile.

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The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (where applicable) at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence
  • Personal identification documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A personal statement (approx. 3-500 words) and/or video presentation about why you want to study this programme.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable.
  • POE exemption may be offered to students.  Please speak to a Student Success Consultant to discover whether you are eligible for an exemption

Start your application Journey

Advance your career with UH Online's online postgraduate degrees. Apply today and gain the knowledge and skills for professional success from the convenience of your home.

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Consultancy Project Options

Industry Informed Content

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

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The Process

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Bet on Yourself

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." - Lao Tzu

Writer, editor and author

Craft compelling written content and leave your mark as a freelance wordsmith. Whether it's captivating articles, polished editing, or gripping literary creations.


Inspire future generations as a literature and culture professor, teaching students the power of storytelling and fostering a love for literature..

Content curator and strategist

Curate compelling literary content and engage with diverse audiences through digital platforms, exhibitions, or literary events. Bring literature to life and foster a love for reading in others.

Literary critic or reviewer

Contribute to literary discourse by developing a deep understanding of literary texts. Use your expertise to critique and analyse various works of literature.


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