Taught course

Mediaeval History (MLitt)

Institution
University of St Andrews · School of History
Qualifications
MLittPGDipMPhil

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a subject-related area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MLitt in Mediaeval History is a taught postgraduate programme run by the School of History.

Highlights

  • The course benefits from an immense range of expertise from mediaeval scholars.
  • The flexible nature of the programme makes it suitable both for those wishing to go on to doctoral research and for those wishing only to take a year’s specialist study.
  • Study fosters basic research skills, including bibliography and source criticism.

Teaching format

The programme comprises two semesters of taught modules followed by a three-month focus period for writing a dissertation of not more than 15,000 words.

The taught component comprises lectures, discussions and individual tutorials, with class sizes ranging from individual supervision up to 12 students. Assessment methods include classwork participation and essays.

Modules

The modules in this programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, teaching methods and assessment, please see the latest module catalogue which is for the 2017–2018 academic year; some elements may be subject to change for 2018 entry.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500
International students
EU: £8,500  Overseas: £17,600

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
21 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
pghist@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2907