M.A. Medieval History

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP15250 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
MA Medieval History, University of Sheffield Aspects of the medieval past continue to fascinate the public imagination. Medieval castles, abbeys and churches are some of the most frequently visited heritage sites in Britain, while television programmes about the more bloodthirsty aspects of the period prove consistently popular.

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MA Medieval History, University of Sheffield

Aspects of the medieval past continue to fascinate the public imagination. Medieval castles, abbeys and churches are some of the most frequently visited heritage sites in Britain, while television programmes about the more bloodthirsty aspects of the period prove consistently popular.

Our optional work placement module gives you the chance to share your enthusiasm for the subject, working on a project with one of our partners in the arts, culture and heritage sectors.

Whatever your particular area of interest, the MA Medieval History allows you to carry out specialist research under expert supervision.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Started in

  • There is no deadline for this start date.

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP15250 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP6000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

Core modules

  • Research presentation

  • Approaching the Middle Ages

  • Dissertation

Optional modules

  • Imagining the Unseen in the Middle Ages

  • The Dawn of Modernity in the Late Middle Ages

  • Crime and Punishment in Late Antiquity

  • The Transformation of the Roman World

  • Order and Disorder around the year 1000

  • Designing a Doctoral Research Project

Teaching

  • Seminars

  • Individual tutorials

Assessment

  • Bibliographical and source-based exercises

  • Written papers

  • Oral presentation

  • Dissertation (15,000 words)

Part-time study

This course can be taken part-time. Seminars are held during working hours (9am–6pm) – there are no lectures. The number of contact hours will vary over the two years, but you'll usually have at least one two-hour seminar each week.

You'll take one core module each year and the rest of your course will be made up from optional modules giving you plenty of choice and flexibility over what you study.

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or other humanities or social science discipline from a UK or overseas university.
  • You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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