Each of the seven pathways centres around a core module which will ground you in the specific features of the period/region/theoretical discipline covered.
|Pathway in Comparative Literature & Criticism
||Studies in Comparative Literature & Criticism
|Pathway in Modern Literary Theory
||Theories of Literature & Culture
|Pathway in Modern Literature
||Modern Literary Movements
|Pathway in Literature of the Caribbean & its Diasporas
||Literature of the Caribbean & it Diasporas
|Pathway in American Literature & Culture
||American Literature & Culture: Critical & Theoretical Concepts
|Pathway in Romantic and Victorian Literature & Culture
||Nineteenth-Century Literature: Romanticisms
|Pathway in Shakespeare: Early & Modern
||Shakespeare and the Early Modern
A Study Support Workshop will run a number of sessions throughout the year, including sessions on, for example, resources, essay-writing at Master's level, planning and developing dissertation projects.
You will also be able to take part in GLITS, the department's weekly research seminar; in LINKS, the London Intercollegiate Network for Comparative Studies; and in the many activities organised by the Graduate School and other Goldsmiths departments.
Around the core module you choose three option modules from the wide range of options taught in the Department to reflect your own particular interests. You may also take the core module of another pathway as one of your options.
In addition, you also undertake a dissertation.
For core and option module details, see the pathway pages.
Extended course essays; dissertation of 15,000 words.
Download the programme specification, for the 2019-20 intake. If you would like an earlier version of the programme specification, please contact the Quality Office.
Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.