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  • Objectives
    Training in, and interdisciplinary study of, the 19th century Based in the Department of English Literature and run in conjunction with the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, which draws together scholars from a wide range of disciplines and aims to promote truly interdisciplinary research.
  • Entry requirements
    19th-Century Studies Entry/language requirements At least 2:1 or international equivalent in a first degree in English, or a combined degree including a substantial element of English. If English is not your first language, we normally require an overall IELTS score of at least 7.5, normally with at least 7 in each component. For TOEFL we normally expect a minimum score of 630, with a Test of Written English score of 5. Applicants who have taken the computer-based TOEFL test must normally achieve an overall score of 267 with an essay-writing score of at least 5. The TOEFL IBT test score has to be 113 or above.
  • Academic Title
    MA Nineteenth Century Studies
  • Course description
    Course content

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nineteenth-Century Studies plus 90 credits and 15,000-word dissertation.

    Modules in the English department:

    -Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nineteenth-Century Studies (core)
    -Victorian Medievalism
    -Research Methods and Practice
    -The Rise of The Gothic, 1790–1890
    -Romantic Ireland
    -The City in 19th-century English Literature
    -Archive Use and Methodology
    -Literary Language from Romanticism to Modernism.

    Modules in other departments:

    -Nineteenth-century German Literature
    -Hegel and his Critics
    -The Fin-de-Siècle
    -Ballads, Broadsides and Cartoons: The Firth Collection in Sheffield

    15-credit modules:

    -Discovering Rural England, 1870–1920
    -History and the Victorians
    -Union Man: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
    -The Chartist Challenge
    -The Advent of Socialism in Britain, 1880–1900

    Assessment
    -Essays
    -15,000-word dissertation.

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