Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Crusader Studies

The programme offers students an understanding of the context of the crusades and the ideology that underpinned the movement; it is run jointly by Royal Holloway and Queen Mary, University of London with teaching at both campuses.

Entry requirements

2nd class Honours degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

The Crusades, Louis IX of France and the recovery of the Holy Land; The Mongols, 'A Journey Through the Gates of Hell'; research development course; Latin (beginners or advanced, as appropriate); core course, recording the Crusades; dissertation, a piece of original work of 15,000 words; choose one from: Women, the crusades and the frontier societies of medieval Christendom, 1100-1300; Byzantium and the crusades, from the origins of the fourth crusade to the fall of Constantinople.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,855 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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