Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
We also require:
- a sample of written work, about 3,000 words in length. This can be a previous piece of work from an undergraduate degree. The work should be written in English and the content does not have to cover a topic related to this specific programme.
- a short statement of around 500 words outlining your interest in this programme.
- at least one academic reference.
For any questions on entry requirements, please contact us by e-mail.
Months of entry
This programme welcomes you to a lively intellectual and cultural scene, at a university ranked in the world’s top 50 for English Literature (QS World University Rankings 2017). You will study with world-class experts in Victorian literature whose interests range across many aspects of literature and culture. You’ll be able to draw on the extraordinary resources of Glasgow’s museums and libraries and have the opportunity to meet with visiting scholars from around the UK, Europe and the United States.
- At the height of the nineteenth century, during the two Great Exhibitions of 1881 and 1901 in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow was often called the ‘Second City of the Empire’. This M.Litt. offers a chance to come and study Victorian literature in this impressive historical city with its fantastic heritage.
- You will be taught by a team of highly qualified researchers and lecturers with an international reputation for research and teaching in Victorian literature.
- You will benefit from direct access to our outstanding holdings of Victorian primary and critical sources within the Special Collections of the University Library and the Hunterian Gallery and Museum.
- We offer an exciting series of workshops tailored to research on Victorian topics, including tours of Glasgow University’s Special Collections, workshops on electronic resources, and field trips to sites of special interest such as the Murray Collection in the National Library of Scotland, Robert Owen’s New Lanark, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Information for international students
Please see the English language requirements.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
Victorian Literature covers a diverse range of disciplines and theoretical perspectives. This Masters explores the concept of the Victorian and the identity of those we call the Victorians while critically examining Victorian ideas, cultures and mentalities.
Course contact details
- Matthew Creasy