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  Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture MA


University of Chester    English

Full time See Course MA 1 year full-time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture MA programme. Delve into the rich tapestry of literary texts from the revolutionary 19th-century period and explore the cultural contexts that shaped them. Led by a team of expert tutors, you will study a diverse range of topics including Romantic poetry, detective fiction, and Gothic literature. Engage with renowned authors such as Austen, Dickens, and Wells, while honing your research skills through modules like Research Methods and the Dissertation. The programme's interdisciplinary approach allows for a deep exploration of themes such as gender, empire, and science in 19th-century literature. With a minimum 2:1 honours degree in English Literature or related field, you can unlock a world of opportunities in academia or beyond. Join us on this academic journey to enhance your communication, analytical, and research skills, and embark on a rewarding career path in education or research.

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Join us to explore the dynamic relationship between literary texts of the long 19th century (1789-1914) and the fascinating culture from which they emerged.

Course overview

Our MA offers a rich interdisciplinary study of the key events, debates, discourses, genres, and obsessions of the revolutionary 19th-century period and its afterlives. This is an opportunity to explore an era you may be familiar with in much greater depth, and with attention to the contexts in which the texts were produced.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally require a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in English Literature or a cognate discipline; consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully. Applicants are subject to written application, references, and evidence of written work, and may be invited for interview.


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