Country House: Art, History and Literature, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


On the MA in Country House: Art, History and Literature you will study the architectural development of the country house and its artistic contents, as well as its place within literature. We will also explore the economic and political importance of the house and its impact on the landscape, plus the technologies employed to design, build and run it.

As a postgraduate student in the Centre for the Study of the Country House you will have the opportunity to take part in activities run by the Centre including the annual guest lecture and individual study days at Lamport Hall, as well as visits to other country houses, museums and galleries.

You will be taught by a team of staff drawn from the University of Leicester's Department of History of Art and Film, School of English and School of History who are not only passionate about their teaching, but are also at the cutting edge of research in this area.

Programme Structure

Course modules

  • The Country House in History
  • Country House Research Skills

Plus two option modules from:

  • The Country House; Management, Preservation, Education
  • The Country House in Film and Television
  • The Country House in Literature

Plus your dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Starting in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Part-time variant

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Academic Requirements

Normally at least a good second-class honours degree or its equivalent.

If you do not have a degree but do have experience in a related field - such as some aspect of the heritage industry - you are still welcome to apply. We may ask you to write a sample essay to demonstrate that you can confidently work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 14000 International
  • EUR 5470 EU/EEA
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