MA History: Medieval and Renaissance Studies


University of Liverpool    Department of History

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Are you fascinated by the medieval and Renaissance periods? Look no further than our History: Medieval and Renaissance Studies MA programme. Delve into the literature, art, philosophy, religion, politics, and society of these captivating eras. Gain a deep understanding of how they have shaped our modern world. This multidisciplinary course offers modules on secular and spiritual authority, gender, and identity construction. You'll also develop advanced research skills and have the opportunity to work closely with our expert scholars. To apply, you'll need a 2:1 or above in a related discipline and a personal statement demonstrating your interest in the programme. Join us and embark on an enriching academic journey.

About the course

The Medieval and Renaissance pathway draws on our considerable medieval and early modern expertise across history, literature and languages. Using a multidisciplinary approach, we delve into the literature, art, philosophy, religion, politics, and society of these periods, analysing their evolution and influence on modern society.

Throughout the duration of this course, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of fascinating and relevant issues related to the medieval and early modern periods. You will study the notions and exercise of secular and spiritual authority, delving into the ways in which power operated within these societies.

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Entry Requirements

To apply for one of our History MA programmes you should normally have a BA in History, Ancient History, English Literature, Modern Languages, Art History, Classics Politics, Sociology or a related discipline (UK classification 2:1 or above, or international equivalent).

A Personal Statement which clearly demonstrates an interest in the programme and an understanding of the context of the programme is also required.

Applicants may be called to interview and, if so, will be asked to submit a sample of their historical analysis (between 1500 and 2500 words) written in English for discussion during the interview.




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