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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Late Medieval History Classical Languages (Latin & Greek) Paleography Early Medieval History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The city of Exeter is the perfect setting for our MA in Medieval Studies. At the University there is a wide variety of resources and you will have access to extensive holdings, audio-visual collections and some medieval manuscripts in our Special Collections in the University library. Exeter Cathedral Library Archives and the Devon Heritage Centre, located nearby, contain further significant medieval manuscripts, documents and early printed books.

The MA Medieval Studies draws on the expertise of the interdisciplinary Centre for Medieval Studies, which is one of the largest research centres in the university. Exeter is unique in that we have a large number of specialists in medieval studies across various disciplines. Our expertise is especially strong in medieval history, archaeology, law, music, French literature, English literature, and Arab and Islamic studies.

With such a large number of medieval studies experts and excellent links to the local and national heritage sector, we are in an excellent position to help you as you further your historical knowledge whether you are planning on progressing to PhD study, pursuing a profession, or simply exploring a passion for medieval studies.

Careers

As historians we have a wide range of useful skills and the Medieval Studies MA is designed to build on, enhance and add to the skills you most likely developed at undergraduate level.

For some of our graduates a Masters degree is a step on the path to doctoral study, and if that is your interest then our MA is ideal preparation as your tutors will happily help you prepare research proposals and funding applications.

Many of our students choose to complete a Masters degree to enhance their professional skills or improve their chances of finding work in the heritage sector, which again we are happy to support through our excellent links with local archives and cultural centres.

Some of the things our recent graduates have gone on to include:

  • Assistant Archivist
  • Associate Research Fellow
  • Author
  • Foreign Expert
  • HR Coordinator
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing & PR Executive
  • Media Planner
  • Ministry Assistant
  • National Trust Volunteer Internship
  • Paralegal
  • PhD Study in History or Medieval Studies

Different course options

Full time | Streatham Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

This module will introduce you to a range of key critical skills in the field of Medieval Studies. At a series of two-hour workshops you will analyse a broad selection of sources – including written documents, artistic works and material objects – and explore some of the questions these different genres of evidence elicit and the methodologies that can be deployed to tackle them. The module is team-taught and draws on the expertise of a wide range of specialist tutors in the various disciplines and topics studied within the Centre for Medieval Studies.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant discipline, with a minimum 2.1 grade in the undergraduate dissertation. Exceptions may be made for students with relevant experience or qualifications depending on the submission of written work and/or interview. Students with combined honours degrees must have studied at least 1/3 of their degree in History-related modules or have some background in Medieval Studies, Classics and Ancient History or Latin.

University information

The University of Exeter is a public research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, the Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of their 23,613 students, 4,681 of these are postgraduates. There are three main campuses to study at, with most...more

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