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
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.
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
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||25|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
|Dissertation||25 (12000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005