2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
Months of entry
If you already have a considerable base of knowledge and a firm idea of where your interests lie, this course could be for you. The degree requires no coursework; the main focus is a 40,000-word dissertation, supervised by an appropriate member of staff. You will be encouraged to undertake relevant research-skills training and, where appropriate, further language study.
Areas for research supervision include:
Aristotelianism and Platonism in Early Modern Europe; Classical Tradition in Renaissance Literature; Court and Civic Culture; Dante; Education in the Renaissance; Gender; Greek Diaspora in Renaissance Europe; History of Art; History of the Bible; History of Scholarship; History of Translation; Intellectual Culture; Medieval and Renaissance Drama; Neo-Latin Literature; Printing and the History of the Book; Reading Practices; Renaissance Letters; Renaissance Venice; Theatre and Performance; Travel, Colonialism and the New World; Visual Culture.
The Centre currently has over thirty members drawn from the academic staff of the departments of Classics, English & Comparative Literature, Theatre Studies, French & Italian Studies, History, and History of Art. Geographically, the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance has particular strengths in Renaissance and Early-Modern England and Britain, Italy, France, and central Europe (especially Germany and Switzerland). Particularly strong topics include: • History of the Book and Reading Practices • Religious Art, Polemics, Thought, and Literature • The Classical Tradition (including neo-Latin and vernacular cultures; Plato; Aristotle) • The History of Ideas (especially science and medicine, ethics and politics) • Theatre and Performance (especially in England) • Gender • Society and Power • Court and Civic Culture • Renaissance Learned Culture (including humanist circles, academies, universities) • Popular Culture • Visual Culture and Debates on the Arts • Venetian Economy, Art and Culture • Travel, Colonialism and the New World
Research Excellence Framework (REF) score
Information for international students
For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page: www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/language
Fees and funding
There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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