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MA Nineteenth-Century Studies

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Full time | Edge Hill University | 1 year | SEP

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1 year

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)

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Course Summary

What is nineteenth century studies? It’s exploring key aspects of Romantic and Victorian society and the lasting legacies of the period.

Take the next step in your teaching, academic or heritage career on our MA Nineteenth-Century Studies course taught by our cross-discipline team of specialists. You’ll choose from a range of modules to suit your literary or cultural interests.

From Romantic creativity to Victorian entertainments and criminality, you’ll study with experts in nineteenth-century literature, history, cultural heritage and digital humanities.

Throughout the course, you’ll develop advanced academic writing and research skills and gain insights from classic and lesser-known texts. We’ll encourage you to uncover how the debates and developments of the period shape popular culture today.

Become a research-active scholar. You’ll contribute to current research on field trips and work with cultural heritage organisations. You’ll gain in-demand skills for the education and heritage industries.


LIT4004 Dissertation (30 Credits) - Core
LIT4000 Research Skills (30 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject. Alternative professional qualifications and experience will also be considered, together with full and well-argued responses in your online application.

University information

Edge Hill University has been established since 1885 and continues to live up to its ethos of ‘creating opportunity from knowledge’. Students who opt to attend Edge Hill will benefit from an exceptional education thanks to its cutting-edge research, scholarship opportunities, contemporary facilities and most importantly its passionate, dedicated teaching staff. Students are empowered to craft their own future, learning in ways that work for...more

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