M.Litt. Medieval & Renaissance Studies

University of Glasgow

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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Key facts

·MLitt: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time

·Contact: Professor Elizabeth Robertson: Critstudies-PGEnquiries@glasgow.ac.uk

Why Glasgow

·You have a wide choice of languages to study which may include medieval Latin, Old English, Old Icelandic, medieval Welsh, Old Irish, Old French and Persian as well as a range of modern languages.

·You can tailor the programme to your own interests and requirements, while gaining an excellent grounding in the technical skills required for advanced postgraduate work.

·There are a wealth of resources available for study, including a world-class collection of medieval and renaissance manuscripts and early printed books in the University Library, original works of art housed in Glasgow Museums, and regional architectural monuments and archaeological sites.

·The strength of this programme lies in the breadth of teaching and research at the Glasgow Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Programme Structure

In the first teaching period, a team-taught core course will introduce you to a range of approaches, disciplines and research developments in medieval and renaissance studies. There is a focus on original manuscripts and printed books available in the outstanding collections in the University Library.

In the second part of the programme you can select from a combination of

·supervised study on a specialist topic with an essay and oral presentation

·a medieval manuscript studies course, including palaeography training

·a specialist research methods course in renaissance studies, including palaeography training

·one or more language courses.

In the final part of the programme you will research and produce a dissertation on a topic approved by the MLitt convener and the potential supervisor.

Dissertation

Students choose their dissertation topic by the end of the second semester in a subject area offered by contributing subject areas following detailed consultation with the MLitt convener and the potential supervisor. The dissertation, which is to be submitted in early September, is a major study around 14,00015,000 words in length.

Career Prospects

The programme provides an excellent preparation for PhD studies and an academic career. It also provides excellent training for museum, school and other related educational and vocational careers.

Contents

In the first teaching period, a team-taught core course will introduce you to a range of approaches, disciplines and research developments in medieval and renaissance studies. There is a focus on original manuscripts and printed books available in the outstanding collections in the University Library.

In the second part of the programme you can select from a combination of

·supervised study on a specialist topic with an essay and oral presentation

·a medieval manuscript studies course, including palaeography training

·a specialist research methods course in renaissance studies, including palaeography training

·one or more language courses.

In the final part of the programme you will research and produce a dissertation on a topic approved by the MLitt convener and the potential supervisor.

Dissertation

Students choose their dissertation topic by the end of the second semester in a subject area offered by contributing subject areas following detailed consultation with the MLitt convener and the potential supervisor. The dissertation, which is to be submitted in early September, is a major study around 14,00015,000 words in length.

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