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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    History & Archaeology

    Languages, Literature & Culture

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full time, 2 years part time

  • Course Type

    MA

  • Course Fees

    Annual tuition fees for 2019/20:
    Full-time (1 year): £7,810 for H/EU students/£17,370 for International students.
    Part-time (2 years): £3,905 (H/EU students) only.
    Students on a Tier 4 Visa are not currently permitted to study part-time at York.

  • Last Updated

    05 December 2018

Course content

This course explores the engagement of nineteenth-century literature with a wide range of political, social and aesthetic issues, its variety of styles and genres, and both contemporary and modern critical perspectives.

You will develop an understanding of:
-The engagement of Victorian literature with a range of political, social and aesthetic issues in the period
-The cultural meanings and associations of the variety of styles and genres in which Victorian literature was produced
-A range of different critical perspectives about Victorian literature

Assessment

-Four assessed essays of approximately 4,500 words each
-A 14,000-16,000 word dissertation, written in consultation with a supervisor on an agreed topic

Careers

We have an excellent employment record for our postgraduates who are highly prized by top level employers, both in the UK and on the international stage. A combination of outstanding teaching and a supportive collegiate environment enable our students to develop their creativity, intellectual independence and ability to filter complex information and present it persuasively in person and in writing. These are important transferable skills which will always hold their value at the top end of the jobs market.

Visit the Victorian Literature and Culture - MA page on the University of York website for more details!

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