So you will be able to tailor this course to suit your personal interests by choosing to study relevant option modules and pursue an independent research component.
You can also choose to study in either an interdisciplinary or in a more literary way, and use this course as preparation for doctoral research.
As a student at Birkbeck, you will have access to some of the best resources in the world for medieval research - we are close to many renowned research libraries, galleries, museums and manuscript repositories. On this course, we will teach you the skills you need to explore these riches in original and scholarly ways.
Careers and Employability
Graduates go in to careers in research and archiving, museums and galleries, education and journalism. Possible professions include archivist, researcher, or higher education lecturer. This Medieval Literature and Culture (Part-Time) degree at Birkbeck, University of London can also be useful in a variety of roles within museums and galleries, as well as in becoming a newspaper/magazine journalist or arts administrator.
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- Medieval Material Texts
- Medieval Text and Intertext
- Early Modern London: Society and Culture
- Magic, Science and Religion in the Renaissance
- Power and Communication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (1400-1800)
- Practitioners and Patients in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe
- The Icelandic Saga
- Visualising the Renaissance Stage
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- 24 months
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You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Ancient History Literature View 299 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
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- A good second-class honours degree in a relevant subject.
- We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively.
- We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.
- On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
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International7600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA4175 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4175 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.