Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University

Victorian Studies

This course offers students a flexible, wide ranging and affordable opportunity to study the Victorian period; it is closely linked with the Leeds centre for Victorian studies which is based at Leeds trinity university college and involves other universities in the UK and beyond, in a programme of seminars, colloquia and conferences; the centre is also the base for the journal of Victorian culture, which is published in conjunction with Taylor and Francis.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, either in a discipline relating to the broad area of Victorian Studies, or with some relevant content. Successful applicants will usually be offered a place on the basis of an application form, supporting letter, referees' reports and an interview.

Course modules

The Victorians introduction to Victorian Studies; approaches and methods for Victorian Studies. Stage 2: interdisciplinary exploration; Victorian words: texts and contexts; Victorian identities: social movements and meanings. Each of these modules is taught in 6 fortnightly sessions. Each is offered in a 15-credit and 30-credit version: students must take one of these as a 30-credit module. Alternatively, students may replace 1 15-credit module with a workplace project for the 15-credit Professional Development and Practice module. Stage 3: students write a 12,000-word dissertation on a specific aspect of the Victorian period, supervised by an expert in the area.

Assessment methods

Take-away paper; portfolio of research skills exercises; oral presentation; essay/research essay; report; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Small scholarships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leeds Trinity University Leeds LS18 5HD Yorkshire and the Humber

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