Medieval and Early Modern Studies, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 12890
    Tuition (Year)
    5250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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The MA provides a thorough grounding in the skills required for advanced study in the medieval and early modern periods. 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.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS)

We are an interdisciplinary centre for the study of Medieval and Early Modern periods. Our 28 teaching staff are drawn from English, History, Architecture, Classical & Archaeological Studies, History & Philosophy of Art, and the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.

MEMS offers a successful, interdisciplinary MA programme, which attracts students from across the world. A thriving community of enterprising, supportive graduate students study for research degrees and benefit from the Centre’s involvement in the prestigious EU-funded Erasmus Mundus doctoral programme, Text and Event in Early Modern Europe (TEEME). We have close relationships with Canterbury Cathedral and the Archaeological Trust, which allow our students access to a wide range of unique historical, literary and material evidence.

Programme Structure

Modules

The following modules are indicative of those offered on this programme. This list is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you.

  • Beginners' Latin
  • Palaeography and Manuscript
  • Reading Evidence
  • Grand Designs and Intimate Liaisons: Life at home in early modern Engla
  • Religion and Society in Seventeenth-Century England
  • Reading the Medieval Town: Canterbury, an International City
  • Word and Image in Tudor England
  • The Black Death and Transformation of Europe, 1346-1400
  • Cultures of Piety: Middle English Religious Literature, 1280-1500
  • Medieval and Early Modern Studies Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    90 ECTS
  • Credits
    Total Kent credits: 180
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Part-time variant
    Flexible

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Academic Requirements

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

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12890 International
  • GBP 5250 EEA
Part-time: EEA:£2,625 / Non-EEA:£6,460
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