Taught course

Medieval British Studies

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Suitable for graduates in History, English, Welsh, Archaeology and related humanities and social science disciplines. Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Medieval British Studies is a self-regulated year of further study, and provides a preparatory year for PhD candidates. It gives a thorough grounding in research skills and methods, theoretical concepts and the techniques of conducting and writing up an independent research project. Consisting partly of taught courses and partly of independent research, it draws together expertise in Medieval History, Archaeology, English and Welsh to offer a challenging programme of study.

Course Aims

To study medieval Britain through history, archaeology, literature and religious studies, giving training and expertise for many careers including PhD programmes, the heritage sector, journalism, teaching, media research and publishing.

Special Features
  • The MA in Medieval British Studies, based within the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Medieval Society and Culture, is taught by medievalists from several schools within the University.

For more information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p205.html

Information for international students

Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Fees and funding

This course is included in the Masters Excellence Scholarship 2015 (Pathway to PhD) scheme. If you are looking at applying for a Masters degree with the intention of going on to study at PhD level then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application will ask you to consider your research area and future sources of funding. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award.

For more information on funding available for Masters students in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion please see the school's funding website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Gerwin Strobl
Email
StroblG@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 5653
Fax
+44 (0)29 2087 4929