University of Chester

University of Chester

Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

This programme explores the dynamic relationship between literary texts (both canonical and non-canonical) and the fascinating culture from which they emerged.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree, or the equivalent, in an appropriate discipline; admission to the programme is subject to written application, an acceptable entry qualification profile, an interview and evidence of written work.

Course modules

Core modules: 19th-century literature: the canon and beyond; 19th-century culture; research methods; dissertation (MA students); plus 1 optional module which may focus on: the Gothic; the sensation novel; Irish literature; American literature; consumerism; the city; travel literature; women's writing; visual representation; film adaptations of 19th-century texts; European realism, race and colonialism; life-writing.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by coursework which may include essays, research portfolios and seminar presentations; there are no formal examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01244 511000