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MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies


Royal Holloway, University of London    Department of History

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

The MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies enables students to specialise in an exciting and multi-faceted field of study that covers the history and culture of the Mediterranean world during the long millennium from the foundation of Constantinople in 324 to the fall of the Byzantine empire in 1453. Taking this MA at Royal Holloway is ideal if you are interested in progressing to doctoral research in Byzantine studies, particularly in reading and editing Byzantine texts from manuscripts. It can also lead to careers in education, journalism, international relations, politics, diplomacy, finance, and museum, libraries and cultural sectors.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 degree

Relevant research experience will also be considered

This course is designed especially for those who are interested in progressing to doctoral research in Byzantine studies, particularly in reading and editing Byzantine texts from manuscripts. It also aims to relate Byzantine history to the wider world. We accept applications from students with different academic backgrounds, including classics, history, theology, philosophy, literature, law, education and palaeography.
Interviews are usually offered to applicants and in some cases an essay sample is required. Applicants who are unable to attend an interview, such as overseas students, will be interviewed by telephone.


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Where is Royal Holloway, University of London

Scholarships

This £12,000 scholarship is available to a new full-time student studying a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Am I eligible?
This scholarship is open to new full-time students applying for one of the following programmes:

MA Holocaust Studies
MA History
MA Crusader Studies
MA History: Hellenic Studies
MA History: Public History
MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
MA Medieval Studies
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Value of Scholarship(s)

This £12,000 scholarship is available to a new full-time student studying a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to new full-time students applying for one of the following programmes:

MA Holocaust Studies
MA History
MA Crusader Studies
MA History: Hellenic Studies
MA History: Public History
MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
MA Medieval Studies
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study a Masters degree within the Department of History.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.

Before starting your application, read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria.


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These three scholarships are available to new full-time students studying for a taught Masters degree within the Department of History.

Each scholarship is a tuition fee waiver of £7,200.

Am I eligible?
You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent. You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study a Masters degree within the Department of History at Royal Holloway.

How do I apply?
The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Once you have an offer to study here, you can apply on Royal Holloway Direct.

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.

Before starting your application, read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Each scholarship is a tuition fee reduction of £7,200.

Eligibility

These scholarships are open to new full-time students applying for one of the following programmes:
 MA Holocaust Studies
 MA History
 MA Crusader Studies
 MA History: Hellenic Studies
 MA History: Public History
 MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
 MA Medieval Studies
and expected to have achieved, or are on target to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is 28 June 2019

Once you have an offer to study here, you can apply on Royal Holloway Direct.

Applicants will need to submit a scholarship statement, transcripts and email two academic references to support the scholarship application.

The academic references should be emailed directly to pg.history@royalholloway.ac.uk by the recommenders with the student’s name in the subject line by the scholarship application deadline.

Before starting your application, read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria.


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