Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

The aim of this multi'disciplinary course is to introduce students to many different aspects of medieval society and culture while allowing them to concentrate on particular areas of interest. The course emphasises the skills that are required for postgraduate research, whether the focus is literary or historical, and provides an introduction to a wide range of source materials such as artefacts, archives, manuscripts, and printed sources.

Course Modules

Core modules include: Research development course; medieval London: society and literature; medieval narratives. Elective modules include: the court in England and Europe; Byzantium and the 1st crusade; Arthurian literature and tradition in England; the English reformation and its medieval background; Byzantium and the 4th crusade; the visual and the verbal; latin for medievalists; reading middle English; reading old English; museum skills; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

UK upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. 'Non'standard' applications will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7 with 7 in writing, TOEFL (iBT) 100 with 26 in writing, or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,700  Academic year. First year home fees