What will I learn?

Course overview

The MA in Victorian Studies offers you the chance to explore Victorian life, culture and society, in all their variety and complexity, through studying literature, the arts, and social trends.

The Leeds Trinity MA Victorian Studies is a genuinely interdisciplinary programme, giving you the chance to explore the literature, history, society, thought, arts and culture of the Victorians from a variety of perspectives. Taught courses (offered as evening classes) give you the chance to gain skills and knowledge that you will then apply in completing a dissertation on a Victorian topic of your choice.

About this course

The Leeds Trinity MA Victorian Studies is a genuinely interdisciplinary programme, giving you the chance to explore the literature, history, society, thought, arts and culture of the Victorians from a variety of perspectives. Taught courses (offered as evening classes) give you the chance to gain skills and knowledge that you will then apply in completing a dissertation on a Victorian topic of your choice.

This programme gives you the opportunity to gain the skills in research, analysis and synthesis that you will need to progress to a research degree, as well as detailed knowledge of a range of topics within Victorian Studies.

You will explore the richness of Victorian literature, considering how it reflected the life of the time, including the opportunity to study selected writers (for example, The Brontës or Oscar Wilde) in depth. You will examine trends and developments in Victorian social and political history, and you will have the opportunity to explore a particular aspect of Victorian culture (for example, art, architecture, or music) in depth.

Learning and teaching

At Leeds Trinity we aim to provide an excellent student experience and provide you with the tools and support to help you achieve your academic, personal and professional potential.

Our Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy delivers excellence by providing the framework for:

  • high quality teaching
  • an engaging and inclusive approach to learning, assessment and achievement
  • a clear structure through which you progress in your academic studies, your personal development and towards professional-level employment or further study.

Which department am I in?

History

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£11,500.00 (11,87,355) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

6 September 2021

Venue

Leeds Trinity University

Brownberrie Lane,

Horsforth,

Leeds,

LS18 5HD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Bachelors degree with an overall GPA of at least 2.8. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 overall, and no component below 5.5.

For international students

We normally require a good honours degree with some content relevant to Victorian Studies, e.g. a BA (Hons) in English including modules on 19th-Century Literature or a BA (Hons) in History. IELTS: 6.0 overall, and no component below 5.5. TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 75 with minimum scores of: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 20.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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