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MA Medieval Studies
Who is the MA in Medieval Studies for?
This programme is suitable for those who have an interest in the medieval world and wish to extend their knowledge and understanding. It appeals to those who wish to gain the necessary scholarly skills in the field while still having flexibility in subject matter. If your interests in the medieval world cross the boundaries of traditional disciplines, this is the ideal way of pursuing those interests.
What will I learn?
This MA gives you the opportunity to choose from over thirty different modules, ranging from medieval languages such as Latin or Old Irish, through disciplines such as Archaeology, Art History or Musicology, to topics such as Chaucer, early Irish hero tales, the Vikings, or medieval Florence.
How will I benefit?
The Medieval Studies MA provides an excellent basis for further research in the field and work in related sectors. But the organisational, interpretive and communicative skills provided by this MA also provide an advanced graduate qualification valued across the professions.
What is the programme about?
Programme HighlightsSkills training
Students take modules on core skills (Approaching the Middle Ages, Manuscript Studies, Palaeography) and may choose from medieval language modules and thematic modules on such topics as Medieval Dublin, Early Medieval Archaeology and fourteenth-century English literature. Students are also required to write a dissertation on a subject of related to their scholarly interests.
Where can I go?
Medieval Studies graduates enter a wide diversity of careers. However they are particularly sought in the following areas:
If English is not your native language, unless you have done your primary degree through English in an English speaking country, an English language qualification is required for all programmes.
MA Medieval Studies
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