Victorian Visions: Art, Industry, Modernity (V4013B)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

This module examines art of the Victorian period and takes as its themes: artistic identities and the art market; the global relations of culture; the representation of the body and of difference. It considers a wide range of images of modern life in paint and in print, including urban and rural spaces, domesticity, work and leisure, and explores critical interpretations of the subject.


100%: Seminar


70%: Coursework (Essay)
30%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 22 hours of contact time and 128 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.