University of Reading

University of Reading

Medieval Studies

* Delivered by the prestigious Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies * Access to University-held medieval objects and manuscripts, alongside training in key skills * Full preparation for PhD research, including assistance with funding applications * Highly flexible and interdisciplinary programme * Individual research, field visits and acquisition of skills will prepare you for a wide range of careers **Medieval Studies at Reading** Broaden your understanding of the middle ages and build a unique pathway for your interests and aims. You will join a vibrant academic community and work in a truly interdisciplinary environment, thanks to our co-operation with other departments across the University, the Museum of English Rural Life, and the University's Institute of Education. Our master's students are an important part of the Department. You will be involved in our research seminar series and will be invited to our conferences and events. We also have a dedicated postgraduate room, where our master's and doctoral students work together, exchange ideas and motivate each other. The programme is very flexible and allows you to register full time, part time or on a modular basis.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) with a substantial element of history. Motivated applicants from other backgrounds may also be considered for entry. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Advanced source analysis * Medieval Latin and palaeography * Researching the Middle Ages * Research dissertation * A range of optional modules in History, Literature, Art History, Archaeology and Economic History

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 15,650 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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