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Medieval Studies 

University of Lincoln

M.A. On Campus
12 months
14600 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Medieval Studies programme in the University of Lincoln enables students in the School of History and Heritage to learn from academics who are leading researchers, authors, editors of books, contributors to international research projects and conferences, broadcasters, conservators, and experts in heritage.

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Lincoln has a long and fascinating history and is home to a wealth of medieval resources, making it an ideal location in which to undertake an advanced study of the Middle Ages.

Students are able to learn a range of research methods used within medieval studies and develop skills such as palaeography and Latin. They are also taught how to utilise historical archives to explore the economic, social, and religious history of England, and the wider Eurasian world. Some modules are supported by the wealth of literary manuscripts at Lincoln Cathedral, which holds one of only 50 full manuscripts of The Canterbury Tales, as well as The Thornton Romances, which contains the earliest known accounts of King Arthur’s death.

Career and Personal Development

This  Medieval Studies programme in the University of Lincoln aims to develop the critical understanding and extensive analytical skills that may be particularly beneficial to careers in the heritage sector, museums, and teaching. Some graduates go on to continue their study at doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cosmos and Chronology

  • Elementary Medieval Latin 
  • How the West was won: Bishops, barbarians and the transformation of the Roman world, 300-600 
  • Medieval Iberia: People, Power and Place 
  • Medieval Lincoln 
  • Medieval Palaeography and Diplomatic

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Lower Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or second class honours degree in a relevant subject.
  • There are no formal interviews but students interested in taking the course will be invited to have an informal conversation with the programme leader, if this is possible, or to have a conversation via email.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time Home/EU: £43  per credit point
  • Part-time International: £81 per credit point


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Medieval Studies
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