University of Sheffield

School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

MA English Literature (Postcolonial Pathway)


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA English Literature (Postcolonial Pathway)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students can opt to take a number of postcolonial-related modules on the general MA in English Literature, and to elect to write a dissertation in the field. This course of study aims to equip students with a broad knowledge of contemporary theories of colonial and postcolonial cultures, and provide a context in which a variety of disciplinary perspectives and material from a range of countries is encountered.

There are a number of studentships and fee bursaries available, funded by either the University or the Arts and Humanities Research Council.  Deadlines for funding applications are usually in early spring.


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.5 (with no less than 7 in each part), or TOEFL 630 with TWE 5 (paper based) or TOEFL 267, TWE 5 (computer based) or equivalent. The TOEFL IBT test score has to be 113 or above.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): £10,420

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