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About

The interdisciplinary Medieval Studies programme at the University of St Andrews equips students with the knowledge of different theoretical approaches and current debates in the fields of history, art history, divinity, languages and literature. Students can work on topics suited to their own interests while also expanding their horizons beyond a single discipline.

Overview

Course information

The Medieval Studies programme at the University of St Andrews is an interdisciplinary programme run by the Institute of Medieval Studies (SAIMS).

Highlights

  • Draws on the long-established and recognised strengths in medieval studies available from the participating disciplines – Art History, Divinity, English, History, Modern Languages and Philosophy.
  • Gives students the opportunity to work closely with colleagues covering a vast range of expertise from Late Antiquity to the 15th century and across the medieval world, from the Middle East and the Mediterranean to the British Isles and Scandinavia.
  • Introduces different theoretical approaches, current debates and the nature of cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work in the fields of history, art history, languages and literature.
  • Offers an opportunity to combine training in manuscript studies and palaeography with interdisciplinary work or single discipline modules.
  • Includes weekly seminars and regular workshops, bringing students into direct contact with visiting academics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to Medieval Studies
  • Palaeography with Codicological and Manuscript Studies
  • Core Language and Text Skills (Greek Italian or Arabic)
  • Directed Reading in Medieval Studies
  • Discipline Skills
  • Latin for Medieval Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree.
  • English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23530 GBP/year
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  • National

    11120 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11120 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
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Funding

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