24 months
5000 GBP/year
3750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MRes in Medieval Studies at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is an interdisciplinary programme enabling students to study the Medieval period from a range of different subject disciplines that embraces History, Literature, Theology, Celtic studies and Archaeology. 


At The University of Wales Trinity Saint David we offer a master degree in Medieval Studies. We have a long tradition of specialist teaching in the medieval period at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and students may engage with several important and high-profile research projects, such as ‘Strata Florida’, and ‘Monastic Wales’.

The University has a well-established record of research and teaching in the Medieval period. Its provision at all levels has enabled students to study the Medieval and Early Modern period drawing on specialist staff expertise and resources, particularly the holdings of the Special Collections of the Roderic Bowen Library: a unique resource which houses the Special Collections of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, including over 35,000 printed works, 8 medieval manuscripts, around 100 post medieval manuscripts, and 69 incunabula.

Career Opportunities

Areas of employment include:

  • Museum
  • Archives
  • Heritage sector
  • Professional Writers
  • Marketing

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Skills for Medievalists (medieval primary sources; manuscript study)
  • The Cistercian World (medieval monasticism)
  • Thomas Becket (medieval church history and hagiography)
  • Women in the Middle Ages: Sources from the Celtic Regions
  • Celtic Arthur and the Mabinogion Tales
  • Celtic Sanctity, Spirituality and Hagiography
  • Intensive Latin 
  • Medieval Conference

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are expected to have a good first degree (a first or upper second), although every application is considered in its own merit, so places may be offered on the basis of professional qualification and relevant experiences.
  • Candidates with a lower degree classification or no degree may be admitted at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, with an opportunity to upgrade to Master’s level if satisfactory progress is made.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Lampeter

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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