Victorian Studies - MA

University of Leicester    English

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Are you fascinated by the Victorian era? Our MA in Victorian Studies offers a unique and interdisciplinary approach to studying this captivating period. Delve into canonical works and discover hidden gems as you explore the literature, art, and society of the time. With a range of option modules, including 19th-century literature, social history, and the history of science, you can tailor your studies to your interests. Our internationally renowned Victorian Studies Centre, established in 1966, provides expert teaching and a supportive postgraduate community. Enhance your career prospects with transferable skills and pursue opportunities in academia, teaching, journalism, and more. Join us and unlock the secrets of the Victorian era.

About the course

The course is designed to give you an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of the Victorian period. You will be exposed both to canonical works and hidden gems of the time, giving you an excellent grounding in this fascinating period of history. The option modules available to you reflect the huge range of our academics' research interests - from 19th-century literature to social history and the history of science.

Rapid industrialisation. Class struggles. The Bronte sisters. However you look at it, the Victorian period was truly something. Through the lens of modern cultural and literary theories, you’ll explore a range of perspectives on life, art and literature during this time.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree in a related area (or equivalent). You will be asked to provide a personal statement as part of your application, explaining why you have chosen this course. Where appropriate, you may be asked to submit an essay as part of our admissions process. We will contact you if this is the case.

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