Eighteenth-Century Studies

Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$27,769

Course Overview

Our Eighteenth-Century Studies course is co-taught with the British Museum in London and by lecturers from eight different departments across Arts & Humanities, making it a truly multi- faceted degree, looking at all aspects of the eighteenth century.

You can explore the Enlightenment through race, gender, class, intellectual networks and material culture; analyse ideas, objects, texts and arts and have access to unique, diverse and rich collections in central London, all close to King's, including the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Society, the Foundling Museum, and Sir John Soane's Museum.

Key benefits:

  • Joint degree with the British Museum.
  • Unrivalled access to British Museum expertise.
  • Unrivalled location for access to London's cultural collections.
  • Located in the heart of London.

Who should take this course

Minimum 2:1 BA honours degree or equivalent in any appropriate discipline (e.g. English literature, European literatures, history, music, philosophy, history of art, some social sciences).

Accreditation

MA

Course content

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.

Required Modules:

You are required to take:

  • Representing the Eighteenth Century (40 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional Modules:

In addition, you are required to take 80 credits from a range of optional modules, which may typically include:

  • The Body & Society in Early Modern Europe (20 Credits)
  • Ritual in Early Modern Society (20 credits)
  • The World Novel (20 credits)
  • London: Great Fire to Great Exhibition (20 credits)
  • Poetic Movements, Poetics Moods 1660-1800 (20 credits)
  • Rights before Human Rights: Eighteenth Century Theories & Representations (20 credits)

If you are a part-time student, you will take Representing the Eighteenth Century in your first year, along with 40 credits of optional modules. In your second year you will take your dissertation module, along with a further 40 credits of optional modules.

King's College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study.

Fees:

  • Full time overseas fees:

About Course Provider

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.

King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.

Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'‚Äč, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.

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