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Medieval History MSc/PgDip

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Late Medieval History Early Medieval History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Masters offers a combination of technical and historical courses across a broad geographic, chronological and thematic range taught be leading experts who often work closely with the outstanding medieval collections of the university’s library, museum and archives. Whether you are intending further study after your Masters or simply looking to engage more deeply with medieval history you’ll also benefit from becoming a member of an active and welcoming postgraduate and staff research community with a regular seminar series and postgraduate reading group and the chance to work one to one with staff. You’ll take one core research training course with other History students and will choose five optional courses and undertake a dissertation. Your optional courses can include language and technical training.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You will have the opportunity to undertake language, palaeography and manuscript work practice.
  • You will have the opportunity to work one-to-one with medieval history staff.
  • Our programme has strong links with the university's Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery and library special collections and archives giving you access to primary source material including an enormous collection of coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills you need for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching.

The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

This course aims to provide Masters History students with structured training in core research skills for advanced historical study, and comprehensive preparation for their dissertations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,370

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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