Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) with a substantial element of history. Motivated applicants from other backgrounds may also be considered for entry.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Delivered by the prestigious Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies
  • Access to University-held medieval objects and manuscripts, alongside training in key skills
  • Full preparation for PhD research, including assistance with funding applications
  • Highly flexible and interdisciplinary programme
  • Individual research, field visits and acquisition of skills will prepare you for a wide range of careers

About the Department

Broaden your understanding of the middle ages and build a unique pathway for your interests and aims.

You will join a vibrant academic community and work in a truly interdisciplinary environment, thanks to our co-operation with other departments across the University, the Museum of English Rural Life, and the University's Institute of Education.

Our master's students are an important part of the Department. You will be involved in our research seminar series and will be invited to our conferences and events.

We also have a dedicated postgraduate room, where our master's and doctoral students work together, exchange ideas and motivate each other.

The programme is very flexible and allows you to register full time, part time or on a modular basis.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team