M.A. Medieval History

University of Sheffield


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Tuition fee:
  • € 5,800 / Year (EEA)
  • € 14,620 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Study at one of the most active centres for teaching and historical research in the UK. We offer a huge choice of courses ranging in time from late antiquity to the contemporary period, and in space from Europe to Africa, America and beyond.

About the course
1 year full time/2 years part time

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.

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

Your career
Our masters are designed to prepare you for a career or provide professional development for teachers, writers and curators who wish to keep up to date with new approaches and findings in history.

The modules 'Presenting the Past' and 'Work Placement' will equip you with employability skills, but all our modules will make a difference to your personal and professional development.

Many career options are open to you. You could work in the heritage and museum sector, journalism, teaching, law, the NGO sector and the civil service. Around 25 per cent of our graduates go on to further study. Careers advice and help is available from the moment you start your course.

Contents

Core modules
* Research presentation
* Approaching the Middle Ages
* Dissertation

Optional modules
* The Transformation of the Roman World
* Crime and Punishment in Late Antiquity
* The Dawn of Modernity in the Late Middle Ages
* Rome in Late Antiquity (300600)
* Order and Disorder Around the Year 1000
* Research Skills for Historians
* Palaeography
* PhD proposal
* The Historical Novel
* Presenting the Past: making history public
* Work Placement

Teaching
* Seminars
* Individual tutorials

Assessment
* Bibliographical and source-based exercises
* Written papers
* Oral presentation
* Dissertation (15,000 words)
* There are no unseen examinations

Requirements

Entry Requirements

Good honours degree in History or a related subject (normally at least 2:1 or equivalent) from a recognised UK or overseas university.

However, we assess applications individually, and encourage candiates with degrees in other humanities or social sciences displines to contact us for advice.

International students must take a suitable language test such as IELTS (minimum score of 6.5) or TOEFL (minimum score 575 paper test or 232 computerised version).
Candidates may be asked to supply examples of their previous written work.

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

60 (Grade C)

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