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Full time | University of Sheffield | 1 year | SEP-23

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Late Medieval History Early Medieval History

Course type


Course Summary

We have a distinguished tradition in teaching and researching Medieval History. Learn from our internationally-renowned teachers and deepen your understanding of the medieval world.

Course description

We have a long and distinguished tradition of innovative teaching and research in the history of the medieval world. On the MA in Medieval History, you’ll work with our internationally-renowned scholars to deepen your understanding of the Middle Ages from Britain to Byzantium, and from the fall of Rome in the west to the European discovery of the Americas.

You'll be introduced to fresh perspectives, methods and approaches to the key debates in the field.

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Will provide you with a grounding in key themes and debates in current medieval research. Seminars will focus on historiographical developments and new methodological approaches to familiar problems. You will also be introduced to technical and methodological problems associated with the effective use and interpretation of pre-modern sources.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or another humanities or social science discipline. You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work. Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.