University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Victorian Literature

Students study the relationship of Victorian writers to their Romantic predecessors; the impact of different sub-cultures in the Victorian period (print culture, scientific culture, theatrical culture, decadent culture); the relationship between the individual and society; and how the Victorians have been received and re-shaped in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in English studies or a similar subject is required. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Sponsorship information

1 Sir Frank Kermode Postgraduate Scholarship of �1,000 is awarded on a competitive basis; home and EU students with 1st Class degrees are encouraged to apply for AHRB funding.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927