University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate

Medieval Studies

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Course summary

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FIVE REASONS TO CHOOSE MEDIEVAL STUDIES: • Wide range of modules, focusing on lots of different places, themes, subjects and people, from peasants to princes, manuscripts to miracles, and Crusaders to Chaucer • Modules based on lecturers' distinctive research expertise, such as history-writing and memory in the Middle Ages, medieval Wales, and Cistercian monasteries • Hands-on approach which allows students to get to grips with medieval manuscripts and chronicles  • Innovative immersive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials • Chance to combine your studies with modules from other humanities subjects

Course details

Modules

The Medieval Studies programme at UWTSD allows students to explore many different aspects of this rich and vibrant period of history. It combines a study of change over time in broad sweeping survey modules with more focused, topic-centred modules. Each module is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, always in small groups. The teaching is research-led, rooted in the professional interests and expertise of the lecturers. Students will encounter multiple approaches to and source materials for our understanding of the medieval past, with a particular focus on utilising the onsite archive of manuscript and printed primary sources. This results in a rounded and comprehensive programme of study which grounds students in the requisite theories, methodologies and practices of the discipline of history. The first year of study comprises of a number of core modules examining topics such as the Crusades, the role of the church and the origins of universities. These will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to undertake more specialised studies in subsequent years. Second- and third-year modules include varied modules concentrate on topics such as medieval saints, the Normans, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, and the Cistercian monastic order. You then get chance to harness the experiences acquired through your studies in an independent project in your second year and a final-year dissertation.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following types​ of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take-home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
V130
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
Lampeter Campus
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £11500 Year 1

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Medieval Studies at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS