12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

This History - Medieval and Renaissance Studies programme from University of Liverpool draws on our considerable medieval and early modern expertise across history, literature and languages.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

During the History - Medieval and Renaissance Studies programme from University of Liverpool you will examine issues such as:

  • the notions and exercise of secular and spiritual authority
  • the operation of power in medieval and early modern societies
  • the development of conceptions of and attitudes to gender
  • the construction of identities.

You’ll become skilled in the advanced research methods and techniques needed to read and interpret original sources. There will also be training in languages and palaeography: vital attributes if you want to continue into doctoral research.

You will also have the opportunity to participate fully in the activities of Liverpool’s Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Students study one 30 credit and one 15 credit core modules and five 15 credit research training modules, culminating in a 60 credit dissertation.

Career prospects

Our programmes are designed to provide students with a wide range of transferable skills. Our History taught programmes are designed to meet the training requirements of the AHRC and the ESRC and thus to equip you for further study towards an MPhil/PhD. However, our MA students go into a wide range of professions, including media, public sector management, business consultancy, the civil service, NGO and development work, as well as academia.

Our programmes are designed to provide students with a wide range of transferable skills. Our History taught programmes are designed to meet the training requirements of the AHRC and the ESRC and thus to equip you for further study towards an MPhil/PhD. However, our MA students go into a wide range of professions, including media, public sector management, business consultancy, the civil service, NGO and development work, as well as academia.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and History-writing in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Historical Research
  • Latin
  • Medieval Palaeography (general) 
  • Feasibility Study
  • Literature, Art and Architecture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage all students to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for one of our History MA programmes you should normally have a BA in History, Ancient History, English Literature, Modern Languages, Art History, Classics, Museology, Heritage, Culture Studies or a related discipline (UK classification 2:1 or above, or international equivalent).
  • A Personal Statement which clearly demonstrates an interest in the programme and an understanding of the context of the programme is also required. 
  • Applicants may be called to interview and, if so, will be requested to submit a sample of their historical analysis (between 1500 and 2500 words) in English for discussion during the interview. Please note that being asked to interview is no guarantee of being offered a place.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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