Taught course

Medieval Language, Literature and Culture

Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary course is designed for well-qualified
graduates who wish to extend their interest in medieval studies.
The flexible structure of the course allows students to construct
their degree around their particular areas of interest, while
acquiring both the technical expertise to investigate primary
medieval documents and an insight into the complexities of
medieval culture generally. Students will have the opportunity
to be taught not only by Trinity staff but also by visiting lecturers
from other internationally renowned institutions.
Students take four core courses: Research Methodology;
Medieval Thought; Medieval Culture and Society; and a
language chosen from: Elementary Classical Latin, Medieval
Latin, Old English, Middle English, Italian, Medieval German,
Medieval French, Old Irish.
Two options are also chosen. Currently the subject areas
include: Chaucer; Language and Genre; Varieties of Comedy
in Dante and Boccaccio; ‘Wild’ Women in Medieval Literature;
Old English Prose; Arthurian H; Courtly love song in Medieval
Europe, Early Medieval Ireland; Text and Image; Old English
Heroic Poetry; The Unruly Middle Ages; Medieval Philosophy.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Alice Jorgensen
+353-1-896 2475