Bangor University

Bangor University

Medieval Studies

Interdisciplinary approaches form the core of medieval studies, Students can study Welsh, Arthurian studies and music alongside palaeography and codicology.

Entry requirements

A Honours degree at 2.1 in one of the component subjects of the degree, demonstrating high achievement in elements relevant to the proposed research or equivalent experience. They should also, in their applications, outline the area in which they wish to specialise. International students whose 1st language is not English: An IELTS score of 6.5 with no element below 6.0 is required.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: understanding the Middle Ages (semesters 1 and 2); manuscripts and printed books (1 semester). In addition to these modules, students may choose from a wide range of modules offered by the School of Welsh, School of English, School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology and the School of Music.

Assessment methods

Part 1: taught modules; part 2: preparation of a 20,000 word dissertation on a subject related to medieval studies; this preparation involves a series of one-to-one supervisory meetings during the summer, once part 1 has been completed successfully.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 3 years
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Director of Graduate Studies
Telephone number: 
01248 383044