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We have a long and distinguished tradition in teaching and researching the history of the Middle Ages, and have recently expanded to encompass ancient history, establishing a unique concentration of expertise in setting the medieval period in context. You’ll work with our internationally-renowned scholars to deepen your understanding of the medieval and ancient worlds.
You’ll be taught through seminars and individual tutorials.
Core assessment is through written papers, oral presentation, and a dissertation.
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A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or other humanities or social science discipline.
You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
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"I enjoy finding out about things. I'm really nosey, and love to research historical issues, find out what other people think, then put forward my own views and see how they stack up. I concentrate on cities in the Roman Empire and look at written and archaeological material, so I get to cross into at least two other disciplines, archaeology and languages."
The University of Sheffield has a unique relationship with the public. The MA in Medieval History reflects that in its structure, and that reflects on my own desire for a better relationship between history and the public outside of heritage sites and museums. A postgraduate degree from the University of Sheffield puts me on the front line of that ambition.
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