It comprises a major individual research project, supervised by a specialist in the field of study, and taught elements which provide a solid grounding in Modern Greek Studies.The University of Birmingham is the only UK institution to offer this programme, uniquely combining modules in literature, history, politics and culture.
Why study this course?
- The Modern Greek Studies MRes forms part of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies (CBOMGS) which is the only centre in the UK which brings all of these subjects together within a single unit. CBOMGS aims to provide a stimulating environment for cross-disciplinary research and inter-cultural dialogue for the wider research community, meaning that you’ll benefit from the insight of academic staff and peers from across the College of Arts and Law.
- This programme offers a wide range of research skills and a comparative perspective on aspects of modern Greek culture, literature and history.
- The department celebrated excellent results in the latest Research Excellence Framework: 38% of research at the University of Birmingham for Classics was top 4* rated ‘world-leading’. A further 43% was rated 3* ‘internationally excellent’
- Postgraduate Research Skills: Historical Studies
- Modernism and Greek Poetry
- Greek Fiction: From Realism to Postmodernism
- Nationalism in the Balkans and the Middle East
- Greek Politics and Culture since the Civil War
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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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