Medieval History, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 15250
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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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.
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About

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.

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

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

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Academic 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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15250 International
  • GBP 6000 EEA
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