You'll investigate the cultural meanings and associations of the variety of styles and genres in which Romantic writing was produced, and study a range of different critical perspectives about Romantic literature.
You’ll engage with the wider research culture of the Department of English and Related Literature, one of the UK's largest research centres in modern English, and the interdisciplinary Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies. There will be a diverse schedule of seminars, conferences and reading groups for you to attend. You’ll also be part of the Humanities Research Centre, a vibrant interdisciplinary hub which will enable you to form close social and intellectual bonds over the course of your study.
Careers and skills
Postgraduates of the Literature of the Romantic Period, 1775-1832 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.
- Advertising, marketing, and public relations
- Arts administration
- Civil and diplomatic services
- Film, radio, social media, television, and theatre
- Journalism and broadcasting
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- Romantic Texts and Contexts
- Postgraduate Life in Practice
- Gothic Bodies
- The Comedy of Difference, 1770-1850
- From Wollstonecraft to Austen: Femininity and Literary Culture
- Representing the City, 1750-1850
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Liberal Arts Literature View 426 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent. We will consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules or appropriate professional experience.
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International18700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8440 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU fees - £18,700
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.