12 months
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18700 GBP/year
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About

By taking this Eighteenth Century Studies programme from University of York you will develop your understanding of some of the major issues, debates and discourses that shaped British cultures and their relation to other cultures in the 18th century. 

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Overview

Study the literature, culture and history of the long 18th century from new perspectives. 

Taught by world-leading scholars from the Departments of English, History, History of Art, and Archaeology, you’ll explore many different aspects of the era. You can construct a distinct programme of study from a range of options across the different disciplines. You'll develop an intellectual curiosity that is open to different methods of inquiry, and will carry out a substantial piece of independent research.

You’ll engage with the wider research culture of the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies , which is based in the historic King's Manor, and be part of the Humanities Research Centre, a vibrant interdisciplinary hub.

Careers and skills

The postgraduates of the Eighteenth Century Studies programme from University of York go into academia and teaching, arts administration, journalism, broadcasting, public relations, social work, politics, the civil service, and management consultancy. Many alumni have also gone on to become successful novelists, poets and playwrights.

Career opportunities

  • Advertising, marketing, and public relations
  • Arts administration
  • Civil and diplomatic services
  • Film, radio, social media, television, and theatre
  • Journalism and broadcasting
  • Law
  • Government
  • Academia
  • Publishing
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Changes of Meaning, Narratives of Change 
  • Postgraduate Life in Practice 
  • Art & Raj: Visual Culture & British Imperialism in India c.1780-c.1900
  • British Orientalisms, c. 1750-c.1850 
  • Empires of Improvement
  • Fashion: Theories, Material & Images (1540-1940)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent qualification. We do not assume that you have any prior knowledge of more than one discipline, or that you wish to abandon whatever discipline you pursued in your earlier studies. We will consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules or appropriate professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time 

  • UK: £4,220
  • International/EU: £9,350

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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