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MA Medieval and Early Modern Textual Cultures: 1381-1688


Course Description

Study:

This MA offers students the opportunity to acquire knowledge of Medieval and Early Modern literature in its wider critical and cultural contexts, training in the discipline and methodologies that scholars explore this material. The distinctive date range covered by the MA signifies– 1381 (the year of the Peasants’ Revolt) and 1688 (the year of the Glorious Revolution). The focus of the course is predominantly on textual sources of the British Isles, while also enabling extensive attention to be paid to Britain’s relations with the cultural traditions and politics of Continental Europe.

Structure:

Study an integrated picture of medieval and early modern culture, complemented by the option of elective modules in history and art history. All students take the core module ‘Textual Culture: Issues and Methodologies’, encouraging self-critical reflection on interpretation of medieval and early modern texts. Students then choose from options that allow them to study various aspects of medieval and early modern literature and drama. A dissertation on a topic of choice, utilising the knowledge, research and writing skills learnt is also required.

Teaching:

East Anglia was crucially important as a centre of Medieval and Early Modern textual activity, and today Norwich provides a magnificent resource for studying the material culture and political, religious and social history of the period. This course lets you explore the vibrancy of Norwich's culture, giving you the skills to approach the surviving heritage of the period studied.

Employability:

This postgraduate course will equip you with the necessary skills in archival research, such as bibliography and palaeography. You will be prepared for pursuing doctoral research, with transferable skills in research, project management and critical thinking that you are needed to pursue a career outside academia.

Visit the MA Medieval and Early Modern Textual Cultures: 1381-1688 page on the University of East Anglia website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

UEA Faculty of Arts & Humanities Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:American Studies
Art History and World Art Studies
Film and Television
History
Language and Communication Studies
Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
Philosophy
Political, Social and International Studies

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities that concern you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ldc&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships


(Scholarship)

School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing offer a wealth of bursaries and scholarships to support students in their learning. Some of this funding is supported by The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Trust and The Lorna Sage Memorial Fund and these are supplemented by School of Literature and Creative Writing Prizes.

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of the UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities available to you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/literature/scholarships-and-funding/postgraduate-funding?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ldc&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships



Entry Requirements

Open to applicants with a good Honours degree - UK BA (Hons) 2:1 or equivalent. Applicants must submit a sample of academic writing, (essay from undergraduate degree) for assessment.

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