Taught course

Victorian Studies

Institution
Newman University · Department of History
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Good relevant first degree (2:2 or above).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Newman’s MA programme in Victorian Studies fuses historical, literary and philosophical approaches to the Victorian period to provide you with a deep and holistic understanding of the Victorian era. Situated in the ‘leading Victorian city of the age’ (Asa Briggs, 1962), Newman provides the ideal setting to study the Victorians. The course will make use of the facilities of the Birmingham Midland Institute one of the most important civic bodies of Victorian Birmingham.

Why study this course?

• An inter-disciplinary programme combining literary, historical, theological and cultural approaches to the Victorian era

• Study the Victorians in ‘the leading city of the Victorian age’

• Use of the facilities of the Birmingham Midland Institute conveniently situated in the centre of Birmingham

• The course is delivered in twilight sessions to suit those in employment

• Expert Newman tutors in Victorian history, English literature and theology with visiting scholars from heritage and educational institutions in the city

• A post-graduate research seminar will enable you to meet other Victorian post-graduate students and to show you how to develop your studies to PhD level

Special Features

• Use of the facilities of the Birmingham and Midland Institute.

• Expert tours of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

• Fieldwork and use of the archival holdings at Newman University.

• Interdisciplinary modules taught by experts in social and political history, fine art, architecture, literature and theology.

• Online activities and assessment providing flexibility for you.

Fees and funding

UK students
For the most up-to-date course information please visit the course page on the Newman University website.

For the most up-to-date course information please visit the course page on the Newman University website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24-36 months
full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Ian Cawood
Email
I.Cawood@newman.ac.uk
Phone
0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2244)