M.A. Medieval and Early Modern Studies

University of Kent - Canterbury Campus

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Start date: September  2014, September  2015
Credits: 90 ECTS
180
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time
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Description

The Centre has a reputation as a vigorous and supportive community of teachers and postgraduate students, with a strong, focused identity.

Our location in the historic city of Canterbury offers you the opportunity to experience medieval and early modern art and architecture at first hand. The Centre enjoys a close relationship with Canterbury Cathedral Archives, the Cathedral Library and Canterbury Archaeological Trust, allowing you access to a wide range of unique historical, literary and material documents. We are also in easy reach of London and continental Europe.

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Programme structure

This unique interdisciplinary programme provides the opportunity for intensive historical, literary and art-historical study. It challenges you to engage with the evidence and methods of different disciplines in order to equip you with the wide range of research techniques crucial for studying the period.

The MA provides a thorough grounding in the skills required for advanced study in the medieval and early modern periods, as well as a compulsory module in disciplinary methods and an exciting and varied range of optional modules. In addition, you produce a final dissertation of 12-15,000 words, for which you receive one-to-one supervision.

This unique programme provides the opportunity for intensive study across a range of disciplines, including history, literary studies, art-history, archaeology and the study of material culture. Students are challenged to engage with the evidence and methods of different disciplines in order to equip them with the wide range of research techniques crucial for studying the period.

The MA provides a thorough grounding in the skills required for advanced study in the medieval and early modern periods, as well as a core course in interdisciplinary study and an exciting and varied range of optional modules. In addition, students produce a final dissertation of 12-15,000 words, for which they receive one-to-one supervision.

From September 2013, MA students will have the opportunity to sign up for a language course free of charge (subject to a minimum attendance requirement). For details of the languages offered see http://www.kent.ac.uk/languages/.

Requirements

A first or upper-second class honours degree in an appropriate subject or equivalent.

Funding

For funding, refer to our website for details

http://www.kent.ac.uk/finance-student/fees/tuition/index.html#postgraduate

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