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Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture MA

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Join us to explore the dynamic relationship between literary texts of the long 19th century (1789-1914) and the fascinating culture from which they emerged.

Course overview

Our MA offers a rich interdisciplinary study of the key events, debates, discourses, genres, and obsessions of the revolutionary 19th-century period and its afterlives. This is an opportunity to explore an era you may be familiar with in much greater depth, and with attention to the contexts in which the texts were produced.

Why study this course with us?

The Department of English, housed in a Grade II-listed Vicarage designed by John Douglas, in an institution founded in 1839 and officially opened by Gladstone in 1842, has longstanding teaching and research strengths in 19th-century literature.

Our course is taught by a dedicated and experienced team of tutors with expertise in a wide range of areas, including Romantic poetry; the Sensation novel; detective fiction; the Gothic; and 19th-century Irish, American and South African literature. Our research publications include work on Shelley, Coleridge, the Brontës, Dickens, Collins, Eliot, travel literature, women and material culture, the Victorian periodical press, literature of the Great Famine, colonialism, Neo-Victorian literature, and representations of the body.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 106 9

    86th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    112 55%

    60th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    87th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    10th

    33
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    110 56%

    71st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    81st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    74th

    9

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