University of Reading

University of Reading

Medieval Studies

Our highly flexible and interdisciplinary MRes Medieval Studies programme is delivered by the prestigious Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies (GCMS). It offers full preparation for PhD research, including assistance with funding applications. Your focus will be on individual research, complemented by field visits and the acquisition of skills which will prepare you for a wide range of careers. Bring your studies to life through access to University-held medieval objects and manuscript, and receive first-class training in a wide variety of key skills and knowledge. Receive focused support and teaching in small group seminars of around 4-10 students, as well as individual tutorials and one-to-one guidance. In addition to a dedicated seminar/study/resource room for use by all on the programme, you will have full access to all of the other facilities available to Reading students.

Entry requirements

Masters in 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 requirements: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent). Please see website for more details.

Course modules

* 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

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 5 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 5 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 5 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 5 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 5 Years
Masters in Research (MRes) Mixed mode September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 Years

Campus details

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

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