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MANineteenth-Century Studies

Tuition fee £16,000 per year
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This interdisciplinary course will give you a good grounding in nineteenth-century British and European culture.

You’ll complete one core module that will introduce you to key concepts by examining literary, artistic or historical texts. You’ll also take optional modules and complete a dissertation.

Programme structure

Core module

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nineteenth-Century Studies

Optional modules – literature

May include:
The Rise of The Gothic
Fiction and Reality
Poetry and History 1789–1916
Language and Literature in the Workplace
Study of Texts
Murderers and Degenerates: Contextualising the Fin-de-Siècle Gothic
Humans, Animals, Monsters and Machines: from Gulliver’s Travels to King Kong
You can also take School of English research methodology seminars.

Optional modules – other departments

May include:
The Fin-de-Siècle
Nineteenth-Century German Literature
The Scramble for Africa
Jacksonian America 1828–1846

Modern Languages modules

In addition to your course modules, you can take optional 15-credit modules in the Modern Languages Teaching Centre in:

Assessment of these modules ties your language learning to your research interests.




15,000 word dissertation

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States