Delve into a rich and diverse literary history from the romantics to the Victorians and on to the modern age through poetry, script, prose and short story. You'll study with a group of friendly, dynamic and experienced lecturers who place teaching and the student experience first. You'll work with a supervisor and develop your own specialised topic via a dissertation. Previous topics have included D.H. Lawrence in Italy and New Mexico, The Double in Sylvia Plath’s Poetry, Dreams of Technology in Science Fiction and the Literature of Early Eighteenth Century London. You'll also be able to choose from various optional modules such as Existentialism in Writing, Literary London, From Page to Performance, and Book, Print, Hypertext. You won’t just study in class. You’ll travel all over London with your lecturers, to places such as Keats House, the Charles Dickens Museum and Shakespeare’s Globe. Novelists, writers, poets, performers, publishers and literary agents will also visit the University to give you the benefit of their experience. You’ll learn to work and study in external archives, libraries and museums so that you can benefit from the full range of research opportunities that London offers.