Unique opportunity for interdisciplinary and crosscultural study. Core module Making the Middle Ages plus a choice from around 20 modules in medieval history, literatures, languages and philosophy, covering western and eastern Europe from late antiquity to the cusp of the renaissance.
- Unrivalled location, gives students access to major libraries, institutes and societies for medievalists.
- Flexible combination of core skills and training modules.
- Unique range of specialist options, allowing interdisciplinary and cross-cultural study.
Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/medieval-studies-ma.aspx
- Description -
This MA programme exploits the School's internationally recognised expertise in medieval studies of literature, history and culture. You will have access to all lectures and seminars run by the Centre for Late Antique & Medieval Studies and the University of London's Professor of Palaeography is based at King's. The optional modules include skills such as medieval languages and palaeography, interdisciplinary explorations of themes such as Arthurian Tradition, and single-discipline specialised study.
- Course purpose -
To deepen subject knowledge and develop skills in research methods, critical analysis and judgement. To provide training in techniques required for advanced study and to offer opportunities for specialist work.
- Course format and assessment -
Taught core and optional modules assessed by coursework and/or examination plus a compulsory dissertation on an agreed topic which accounts for 25 per cent of the total marks. The core modules are assessed by submitted essays or projects, and the specialist modules by written examination and/or essays. Written papers are taken in the May examination period, essays are normally submitted in early January and early May and the dissertation in early September.
Research in medieval studies; teaching, journalism or cultural administration.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London
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Scholarships & Funding:
All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources
Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:
If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc