Taught course

Nineteenth-Century Studies

Edge Hill University · History, Geography and Social Sciences

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.

An interview may form part of the selection process.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

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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