Research course

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Institution
University of Kent · Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent) and, normally, a taught MA qualification. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Academic staff interests include: early modern material culture; late medieval art history; medieval and early modern religious history; Anglo-Saxon archaeology and liturgy; early modern politics; medieval and early modern drama; and textual editing.

At present, research topics include: the Reformation; visual and manuscript culture; community; the plays of John Lyly; medieval ecclesiastical architecture; female sexuality and transexuality; priory management; deviant and vernacular language; and kingship. You will be part of a vibrant and varied community of researchers from different disciplines.

Department specialisms

The research interests of our staff cover areas as broad as: religion, ideas, material culture, theatre and performance culture, gender, economy, food and drink, legal history, war, visual culture, politics, architecture, history of books and manuscripts, environment and travel, art history, and literature.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. See http://www.kent.ac.uk/international-pathways/

Fees and funding

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funding web pages

for the most current information and application details.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

MA by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Centre for Medieval and Eary Modern Studies
Email
C.L.Taylor@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 823140