UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course offers students the opportunity to specialise in an exciting and multi'faceted field of study that covers the history and culture of the Mediterranean world during the long millennium from the foundation of Constantinople (modern Istanbul) in 324 to the fall of the Byzantine empire in 1453.

Course Modules

Core modules; either: language acquisition; or: research skills; options may include the following: medieval papacy; identity and power in medieval Europe, ad 500'1300; codes and practice: the world of roman law; Constantinople; the Greek novel and its influence (1st to 21st centuries); the late Roman and early Byzantine city; philosophy under the Roman empire; homer's legacy; Byzantium and the first crusade; Byzantium and the fourth crusade; the Christianisation of the roman world: from Constantine to Justinian; the reign of Constantine i; living in Byzantium: material culture and built environment; Byzantium and the west, ad 843'1002.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A basic knowledge of a relevant ancient or medieval language is a prerequisite.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees