|Application deadline:||as soon as possible|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):|| 90 ECTS Details |
* Total Kent credits: 180
|Credits:|| 180 Details |
* Total Kent credits: 180
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
|More information:||Go to university website|
|Duration part-time:||24 months|
The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies brings together academic staff members from all the schools in the Faculty of Humanities, and offers postgraduate training in medieval and earlymodern research methods to students from many different disciplines.
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.
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.
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.
MT866 - Palaeography and Manuscript
MT867 - Reading Evidence
CL349 - Beginners' Latin
MT864 - Reading the Medieval Town: Canterbury, an International City
HI874 - Religion and Society in Seventeenth-Century England
MT872 - Grand Designs and Intimate Liaisons: Life at home in early modern Engla
MT875 - The Black Death and Transformation of Europe, 1346-1400
MT876 - Cultures of Piety: Middle English Religious Literature, 1280-1500
MT859 - Word and Image in Tudor England
MT998 - Medieval and Early Modern Studies Dissertation
Assessment is by coursework and dissertation. The skills modules are assessed by a combination of coursework and examination.
This programme aims to:
Knowledge and understanding
You will gain knowledge and understanding of:
You develop intellectual skills in:
You gain subject-specific skills in:
You will gain the following transferable skills:
A first or upper-second class honours degree in an appropriate subject or equivalent.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
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