Medieval History, Master | University of Glasgow | Glasgow, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
22140 GBP/year
10050 GBP/year
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About

The Medieval History programme of the University of Glasgow offers a combination of technical and historical courses across a broad geographic, chronological and thematic range taught be leading experts who often work closely with the outstanding medieval collections of the university’s library, museum and archives.

Overview

Whether you are intending further study after your Masters or simply looking to engage more deeply with medieval history you’ll also benefit from becoming a member of an active and welcoming postgraduate and staff research community with a regular seminar series and postgraduate reading group and the chance to work one to one with staff. You’ll take one core research training course with other History students and will choose five optional courses and undertake a dissertation. Your optional courses can include language and technical training.

Why this programme

  • You will have the opportunity to undertake language, palaeography and manuscript work practice.
  • You will have the opportunity to work one-to-one with medieval history staff.
  • The Medieval History programme of the University of Glasgow has strong links with the university's Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery and library special collections and archives giving you access to primary source material including an enormous collection of coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.

Career prospects

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills you need for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching.

The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Doing History: Sources and Skills for Historians
  • Heretics and Inquisitors in Europe, 800-1600 
  • Medieval Palaeography: an Introduction to Reading Medieval Documents 
  • Chivalry and Warfare in Late Medieval Europe, C.1300 to C1500 
  • Working with Manuscripts as Historians
  • Military Scotland in the Age of Proto-Globalization, C.1600-C.1800

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified
  • You’ll also need to submit a short (one paragraph) statement of interest in this programme
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22140 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10050 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK Part-time fee: £1117 per 20 credits

PgDip

  • UK: £6700
  • Part-time fee: £1117 per 20 credits
  • International & EU: £14760

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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