Taught course

Nineteenth Century Literature and Culture

Institution
University of Chester · Department of English
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant discipline, or equivalent. Subject to interview.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme explores the dynamic relationship between literary texts and the period from which they emerged. Members of the department have particular expertise in the Romantics, the Sensation novel, Anthony Trollope, and 19th Century Irish literature for example, and have published books, articles, etc. on a wide range of authors and topics, including Austen, Shelley, Coleridge, the Bronte's, Dickens, travel literature and representations of the body.

Programme Structure:

■Nineteenth-Century Literature: The Canon and Beyond
■Nineteenth-Century Culture
■Special Option - this module offers students the opportunity to study in more detail an aspect of nineteenth-century literature and culture. Options may focus on, for example, the Gothic, the Sensation novel, Irish literature, American literature, consumerism, the city, travel literature, women's writing, visual representation, film adaptations of nineteenth-century texts, European realism, race and colonialism, and life-writing.
■Research Methods
■Dissertation

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1244 511 000
Fax
+44 (0) 1244 513 111