Famous Victorians

Ref: C2419812

The course is designed to analyse the impact these famous Victorians had on 19th century society in the fields of politics, medicine and philanthropy

Course aim

The course will focus on famous Victorians whose actions had a positive effect on Victorian society

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Focus on what motivated these Victorians to have such an impact on Victorian society and attitudes
  • Analyse the impact and legacy of these individuals for future generations
  • To compare Victorian society and attitudes to present day

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Famous Victorians

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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