Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Victorian Literature, Art and Culture

Taught at our Centre for Victorian Studies, this lively course offers you the opportunity to study nineteenth-century literature and art history in the midst of the outstanding Victorian architecture of our Egham campus. A central element of the course is the study of Victorian London; you will explore a variety of texts from a range of perspectives, from Dickens to the phenomenon of the department store; from the painters of fashionable life to the panic surrounding the Whitechapel murders. You will also complete three other courses covering specialist areas of this rich period of literature and art ,and towards the end of the course you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a subject of your choice when completing the dissertation.

Entry requirements

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent.Professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will be considered.
IELTS 7 with 7 in writing for non-native English speaking applicants.

Course modules

Victorian London; the 19th-century Novel: Contexts, Theories, Readers; Aestheticism and Decadence in 19th-century Literature and Culture; The Pre-Raphaelite Revolution; Methods and Materials of Research; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by essays and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

College and Department scholarships; AHRB funding for UK/EC students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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