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Medieval History

University of York

M.A.
12 months
Duration
18240 GBP/year
8040 GBP/year
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About

The Medieval History programme from University of York will enable you to explore new approaches to the history of medieval Britain and Europe. You will have a chance to acquire new knowledge, as well as to develop valuable skills alongside extensive training in research technique and methodology.

Overview

York is the leading centre in the UK for masters level medieval study. The international reputation of our staff means that our medieval MA courses are some of the most popular and sought after in the world.

Studying Medieval History in York will give you an unparalleled opportunity to get acquainted with rich local resources, including manuscripts, documents, coins, buildings and material culture. You'll benefit from a wealth of expertise on the medieval period and be challenged to think critically about source material.

You'll quickly feel part of the lively supportive postgraduate community in the Department of History and the Centre for Medieval Studies. We encourage you to attend seminars, conferences and research training sessions throughout the year.

Careers and skills

A Medieval History programme from University of York will prepare you for a diverse range of careers. The degree is equally suitable for students who wish to pursue doctoral research or careers in teaching, public history, archives, or for those with enthusiasm for the subject but do not yet have a clear career direction.

While completing your MA, you will gain essential skills in research, presentation and analysis. The skills training modules will provide you with additional, specialist skills in areas of your choice.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to a variety of careers:

  • ​Archiving
  • Teaching
  • Museums
  • Civil service
  • Law 
  • Heritage management
  • Conservation
  • Publishing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Medieval History
  • Research Training 
  • Palaeography 
  • Beginner Latin
  • Intermediate Latin 
  • Death, Commemoration and Memory in the Viking World 
  • The Cult of Saints in the Medieval West, 1050-1350 
  • The Medieval Imagination 
  • The Uses of Writing in the 'Dark Ages' from Late Antiquity to the Age of Charlemagne and Beyond 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We typically ask for a 2:1 degree in History or a related discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18240 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8040 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time (2 years)

  • UK/EU: £4,020
  • International: £9,120

Funding

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