Home of the cross-disciplinary Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Medieval Studies programme at The University of Edinburgh has one of the largest communities of medieval and Renaissance specialists in the world: upwards of 70 researchers across the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Join our community and undertake a 15,000-word dissertation under the guidance of an experienced and well-published supervisor.
Our research interests are wide-ranging and global, and include history, languages and literatures, history of art and architecture, music, divinity, archaeology, law, Celtic and Scottish Studies, Islamic, European, and Asian Studies.
In addition to your dissertation, you will also research and write two 6,000-word essays on related subjects of interest, enabling you to develop a broader basis of knowledge in your chosen discipline. These essays will be guided by your supervisor.
This programme includes training in:
- palaeography and codicology
- theoretical approaches to medieval society and culture
- research skills and methods
- sources of medieval history.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- If you are also applying for funding or will require a visa then we strongly recommend you apply as early as possible.
DisciplinesHistory Liberal Arts Modern History View 178 other Masters in Modern History in United Kingdom
- A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.
International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.