UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Early Modern Studies

The course offers an innovative blend of skills training (palaeography and historical bibliography), museum and gallery visits, object-based learning, as well as covering major thematic and methodological concerns in early modern studies. We have as many as forty medieval and early modern options available, covering an exceptionally broad range of subjects in the culture, history and society of the early modern.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Modules include: Early modern exchanges (methods, histories, cultures). Optional modules: Dante, divina commedia; political thought in renaissance Europe; sex and the body in early modern Europe; signs, minds and society (early modern debates on language); visions of power (the arts and rulership in pre-modern Russia); dead things and demolition sites (cultural, visual and historical representations in France, 1598-1889); political theologies between the early and postmodern; the medieval English book; English and englishness in the middle ages: the politics of the vernacular; Shakespeare in his time; early modern books and their readers in northern Europe; research skill and methods (Shakespeare in history); Sephardic Jewry: from golden age to world diaspora; transformations of Jewish culture in early modern Europe; from Renaissance to republic (the Netherlands c.1555-1609); theories of authorship in early modern Italian art; values of design in the Italian renaissance; vision and body in the early modern cabinet of curiosities; early modern horror; art and culture in the Netherlands (1578-1672).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays, annotated bibliography and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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