University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Nineteenth-Century Studies (English Literature)

This interdisciplinary course will give you a firm grounding in nineteenth-century British and European culture. You'll complete one core module that will introduce you to key concepts by examining literary, artistic or historical texts. You'll also take optional modules and complete a dissertation.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 or the international equivalent in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English Literature. English language requirement: overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core module:

Interdisciplinary Approaches to
Nineteenth- Century Studies.

Examples of optional modules

May include: The Rise of The Gothic; Fiction and Reality; Poetry and History; Language and Literature in the Workplace; Study of Texts; Murderers and Degenerates: contextualising the fin-de- siècle Gothic; Humans, Animals, Monsters and Machines: from Gulliver's Travels to King Kong. You can also take School of English research methodology seminars. Examples of optional modules in other departments may include: The Fin-de-Siècle; Nineteenth-Century German Literature; The Scramble for Africa; Jacksonian America 1828-1846.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays and a 15,000-word dissertation.

Sponsorship information

There are a number of studentships and fee bursaries available, funded by the University. Deadlines for funding applications are usually in winter/early spring.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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