University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Medieval Studies

Research degrees across a full range of medieval disciplines are offered in the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications. We especially welcome research proposals in fields where Leeds has special strengths. These include liturgy and music; medieval warfare, crusades, tournaments and arms and armour; cultural history of the post-Roman period; Anglo-Saxon art, history and culture; mission, monasticism, ecclesiastical history; European languages and their literatures, including Medieval romances, Arthurian legend and Dante; gender studies; history of medicine and of everyday life; book art; art history and critical theory. Geographical areas of expertise cover: England from the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms to the later Middle Ages: Iberia, Italy, Africa and the Latin East; France, Germany, Scandinavia and the Baltic region.

Entry requirements

A Master's or equivalent.

Assessment methods

You undertake research under the guidance of 1 or 2 supervisors and are examined exclusively by thesis. Your research should contain your own analysis and conclusions based on your personal study of primary and secondary source materials.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Institute for Medieval Studies
Telephone number: 
0113 343 3620