This programme provides teaching and research training at postgraduate level in nineteenth-century studies. It draws on expertise located across departments in the School of Arts & Humanities and the School of Social Sciences & Public Policy in the history, literature, visual culture, built environment and legacy of the nineteenth-century world. The MA provides an excellent training in research as well as preparation for a range of careers including work in the heritage sector, arts administration, the cultural and creative industries and teaching.
The programme offers a very wide range of optional modules in the departments of History, English, Geography and elsewhere. Students have the option of working as as an intern with heritage providers, archives and museum services on a piece of research that counts as part of the degree. Students also have the option of studying a modern language as part of their degree programme.
Modules on the MA are taught by weekly seminars where students are expected to contribute to discussion and prepare presentations. Students can also attend relevant undergraduate lecture series. Students on the 1 year full-time programme attend 4-8 hours of taught classes per week, whilst students following the 2 year part-time MA attend 2-6 hours of taught classes per week. The compulsory 15,000 word dissertation enables students to research a topic of their choice, working one-to-one with an academic supervisor drawn from one of the departments contributing to the degree.Study in London
London not only offers a vast range of resources but also boasts a strong graduate community, where students can follow up a range of interests towards further research. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in seminars at the School of Advanced Studies
(SAS), many of which are convened by King’s academics.
Dr David Todd
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Excellent preparation for a range of careers including research and work in the heritage sector, arts administration, the cultural and creative industries and teaching.
Year of entry 2013