Taught course

Romantic and Victorian Literary Studies

Institution
Durham University · Department of English Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will normally require an English or English-related Honours degree (at least a 2:1 or equivalent) from a recognised university.

In addition to your three module choices, you will also need to include a piece of written work of approximately 2,000 words in length on a literary subject.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our taught MA pathway in Romantic and Victorian Literary Studies offers choice, flexibility and the opportunity to specialise within this field. Our commitment to researchled teaching means that you are able to explore the cutting edge of the discipline - from Romantics legacies to the representation of women in Victorian poetry and painting, to critical theory.

Our course offers up-to-date training in research methods and skills. You will choose three modules, at least two of which are from within the pathway, and you will write a dissertation on a subject related to Romantic and/or Victorian studies.

An MA in Romantic and Victorian Literary Studies is often the platform for further research at PhD level, as well as providing an excellent grounding for jobs in education, the arts and the media.

Core modules:

• Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules:

• Reflections on Revolution, 1789-1922

• Second-Generation Romantic Poetry

• Romantic Forms of Grief

• Women in Victorian Poetry and Painting

• Thinking with Things in Victorian Literature

• Literary Masculinity at the Fin-de-Siècle

• Women and the Novel in the Eighteenth Century

• Romantic and Victorian Labouring-Class Poetry

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,500.00 per year
International students
£19,500.00 per year

www.dur.ac.uk/study/pg/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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