Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

History - Victorian Rituals of Death and Mourning, 1 day course

Exploring the way in which death and mourning were part of everyday life in Victorian England.

Key information

Course code: COM523 Course type: International, Part-time leisure Duration: Day Course Start date: 03 February 2018 Timetable:Saturday 11.00am - 3.00pm Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Course fees: £25

Course aims and areas

Death and mourning were part of everyday life in Victorian England. Death played an intricate and symbolic role. Mourning was filled with ritual and lasted a long time - two years for a widow - and spawned much industry in the way of clothing, jewellery, teapots, stationery and everything associated with undertaking.

Illustrated with PowerPoint slideshows – plus a rare opportunity to view short black and white film “Dido’s Lament: Victorian Rituals of Death and Mourning”, screened in 2014.

Why the MET?

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our Central Campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries, and the beach.


Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

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