Why study this course?
- World-leading research: The Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies (CBOMGS) is part of the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, which Times Higher Education ranked among the top five Classics departments in the country for our performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise.
- Stimulating environment: CBOMGS provides a stimulating environment for cross-disciplinary research and inter-cultural dialogue. The Centre produces several world-class publications and regularly hosts international conferences and symposia.
- Postgraduate community: The Centre has a large postgraduate community that has its own forum (Gateway to the Eastern Mediterranean or GEM) and schedule of meetings at which postgraduates present their research. Postgraduates also organise an annual international postgraduate colloquium. They participate in the weekly General Seminar of the Centre and in the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies.
The Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning) programme from University of Birmingham will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.
The University's Careers Network provides expert guidance and activities especially for postgraduates, which will help you achieve your career goals. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated careers and employability team who offer tailored advice and a programme of College-specific careers events.
You will be encouraged to make the most of your postgraduate experience and will have the opportunity to:
- Receive one-to-one careers advice, including guidance on your job applications, writing your CV and improving your interview technique, whether you are looking for a career inside or outside of academia
- Meet employers face-to-face at on-campus recruitment fairs and employer presentations
- Attend an annual programme of careers fairs, skills workshops and conferences, including bespoke events for postgraduates in the College of Arts and Law
- Take part in a range of activities to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to potential employers and enhance your CV
- Research in the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies covers the east Mediterranean, the Balkans and the Middle East across a wide range of disciplines, historical periods and divergent cultural traditions.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:
- For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK, usually in a relevant area.
- Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent), usually in a relevant area.
International19800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National4596 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4596 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- UK: £4,596 full-time, £2,298 part-time
- International: £9,900 part-time (distance learning only)
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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