Victorian Studies

PhD, MPhil

The Victorian Studies Centre at the University of Leicester has a distinguished record of innovation and excellence in interdisciplinary research and teaching at postgraduate level. Established in 1966 with a generous grant from the Leverhulme Trust, it is the longest established Victorian Studies Centre in Britain.

Staff research expertise are extensive, but are especially strong in literature, art, and local history with interests including:

  • Science and Literature in the 19th Century
  • Victorian Literature, Poetry, and Historiography
  • Victorian Theatre and Visual Culture
  • Victorian Religion

Supervision and research areas

Staff in the Centre are drawn from a number of the University's School/Departments, please see the relevant pages for more advice on specific aspects of Victorian Studies research and staff supervisory interests:

Entry requirements

You must hold a UK undergraduate (Bachelor's) degree with at least First Class or Upper Second-Class honours or an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas institution.

See academic entry requirements and the English language entry requirements.

How to apply

Refer to the relevant subject area pages above.

Fees and funding

Refer to the relevant subject area pages above.

PhD description