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Medieval Studies - MRes

Course Description

About the course:
-Delivered by the prestigious Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies
-Access to University-held medieval objects and manuscripts, alongside training in key skills
-Full preparation for PhD research, including successful funding applications
-Highly flexible and interdisciplinary programme
-Individual research, field visits and acquisition of skills will prepare you for a wide range of careers


Sample modules:
-Source analysis and research skills
-Medieval Latin and palaeography
-How to research the Middle Ages
-Research dissertation
-A range of optional modules

Please note that all modules are subject to change.


Our MRes equips you with the transferable skills necessary for a range of careers. Recent graduates have gone on to careers in publishing, finance, museum curatorship, heritage, university administration and the media.

The MRes is also ideal preparation for a PhD, enabling you to develop experience and contacts in museums, collections, archives and teaching.

Visit the Medieval Studies - MRes page on the University of Reading website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) with a substantial element of history. Motivated applicants from other backgrounds may also be considered for entry. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

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