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

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Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Medieval Studies with our MScR programme at the University of Edinburgh. As part of our vibrant research community, you'll work closely with experienced supervisors to undertake independent research and write a 15,000-word dissertation. Expand your knowledge through two additional 6,000-word essays on related subjects guided by your supervisor. Our wide-ranging research interests cover history, languages, art, music, and more. You'll receive training in palaeography, research skills, and theoretical approaches to medieval society. Access to our exceptional libraries, collections, and partnerships will enhance your studies. Join us in the historic city of Edinburgh and explore the captivating medieval and Renaissance periods.

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A Masters by Research (MScR) programme is ideal if you have a clear idea of the independent research you wish to undertake at Masters level.

Home of the cross-disciplinary Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the University of Edinburgh has one of the largest communities of medieval and Renaissance specialists in the world: upwards of 70 researchers across the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Join our community and undertake a 15,000-word dissertation under the guidance of an experienced and well-published supervisor.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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