Taught course

Byzantine Studies

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Knowledge of Greek desirable. Students will typically already have some experience of studying the Byzantine world, but will not necessarily have a degree in the subject.

Late Roman and Byzantine Archaeology, History, Art, Numismatics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is intended for students who have a background in Byzantine Studies and, normally, some knowledge of Greek. It comprises a major individual research project, supervised by a specialist in the field of study, and taught elements which provide the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of Byzantium through a range of modules in archaeology, art, history, literature and numismatics.

Programme content

The course can be pursued in the following pathways:

  • Byzantine Art
  • Byzantine History
  • Byzantine Literature
  • Late Roman and Byzantine Archaeology

Each pathway consists of 60 credits of coursework and 120 credits achieved through a 20,000 word supervised research project on topic of your choice in Byzantine Studies. We recommend that you discuss your proposed research project with a potential supervisor before applying.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,110 FT - £2,055 PT
International students
£13,680 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations25
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation25 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005