Swansea University

Swansea University

Medieval Studies

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). The MA in Medieval Studies draws on the expertise of staff working on both medieval history and medieval language and literature. The MA covers Late Antiquity to the Renaissance, and the British Isles and France to Italy and the Holy Land. Areas of particular staff expertise include gender, warfare, aristocratic culture, and frontiers and borderlands. Students have the opportunity to become familiar with the medieval heritage of South Wales and the surrounding region, through work with the West Glamorgan Record Office and the library of Hereford Cathedral and through contact with the organisations that are responsible for the preservation of Welsh historical sites, Cadw and the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Movements of Wales.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Fin'amor and marriage in the medieval English secular lyric; introduction to advanced medieval studies 1 (skills and approaches); introduction to advanced medieval studies 2 (themes and sources); medieval languages; medieval manuscripts; postgraduate Latin; saints and sinners in Christian late antiquity; the medieval frontier; Venice and the sea.

Assessment methods

The dissertation is written on a specialist research topic of the student's choosing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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