MA Information Evening
MA information evening Wednesday 5 December 2012, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Thinking about postgraduate study?
If you’re thinking about applying for one of our MA programmes, come to our information evening to
- Meet academic staff
- Find out about fees, finance and support
- Get tips about writing an application
- Meet current MA students
- Find out more about our degrees and what doing an MA at Queen Mary is like
Why the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary?
Queen Mary is a member of the Russell Group. Russell Group universities are committed to the highest levels of academic excellence in both teaching and research. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, Drama was ranked first out of all Drama departments nationally for the quality of its research, and English was positioned joint second across all English departments in UK universities.
Our programmes and what we teach
We offer the following MA programmes:
- MA Theatre and Performance in the Department of Drama (1 year full-time, 2 years part-time)
- MA English Studies (1 year full-time, 2 years part-time). The MA in English Studies offers 4 different pathways: Renaissance and Early Modern Studies; Writing and Society 1700-1820; Writing in the Modern Age; English Literature.
Each year our research-active staff offer a range of optional modules which you can choose alongside 'core' assessed and non-assessed research training modules. Here is a selection of the modules we’re teaching in 2012-2013 (this is an indicative list, not all modules are taught every year):
Drama optional modules:
- Cultural Industries
- Performance Lab
- Theatre and Performance Theory
- Independent Written Project
- and you can also choose a module from another School to complement your studies, for example, Art, Performance and the City (taught by the School of Geography)
English optional modules:
- Autobiographical Literature and Religious Dissent
- Romantic Worldview: The Orient and Others
- Forms of Modernism
- African Literary and Textual Cultures
- The Spatial Turn: History, Literature, and Geography
- Being an author, 1450-1550
- Representing the ‘Other’: Jews and Jewishness in Medieval and Renaissance English Literature and Culture
- Psychoanalysis and Modern Culture
- Aestheticism and Fin de Siecle Literature
- Imagining the Modern Caribbean
- Writing the East End
- Public and Private Cultures in Renaissance England
- Reading Shakespeare Historically
- Romantic Manifestos
- Cultural Legacies of the First World War
We’d love to know if you’re planning on coming, so if you are, or you need any more information please let us know. You can email us (email@example.com) or ring us (020 7882 8524) to reserve a place.
The School of English and Drama open evening will take place in the foyer of the ArtsOne Building on Mile End Road. Nearest stations on the London Underground are Mile End on Hammersmith and City, District and Central lines; and Stepney Green on the Hammersmith and City and District lines. Map.