Medieval History at University of Glasgow - UCAS

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Course summary

This Masters offers a combination of technical and historical courses across a broad geographic, chronological and thematic range taught be leading experts who often work closely with the outstanding medieval collections of the university’s library, museum and archives. Whether you are intending further study after your Masters or simply looking to engage more deeply with medieval history you’ll also benefit from becoming a member of an active and welcoming postgraduate and staff research community with a regular seminar series and postgraduate reading group and the chance to work one to one with staff. You’ll take one core research training course with other History students and will choose five optional courses and undertake a dissertation. Your optional courses can include language and technical training. WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You will have the opportunity to undertake language, palaeography and manuscript work practice.
  • You will have the opportunity to work one-to-one with medieval history staff.
  • Our programme has strong links with the university's Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery and library special collections and archives giving you access to primary source material including an enormous collection of coins, books, manuscripts and ethnography.
  • One core course
  • Five optional courses (which can include languages, such as Latin, and courses in other subjects, with the permission of the programme convenor. They may also include a ‘special topic’, an extended essay grounded in one-to-one supervision).
You will also produce a dissertation. Core Course DOING HISTORY: SOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS Optional Courses Courses in Medieval History being offered in academic session 202-0-21 within History are: HERETICS AND INQUISITORS IN EUROPE, 800-1600 MEDIEVAL PALAEOGRAPHY: AN INTRODUCTION TO READING MEDIEVAL DOCUMENTS THE WORLD OF THE CRUSADES: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO MEDIEAL SOURCES WORKING WITH MANUSCRIPTS AS HISTORIANS Other History courses available to you in session 2020-21 will include: MILITARY SCOTLAND IN THE AGE OF PROTO-GLOBALIZATION, C.1600-C.1800 GENDER, POLITICS AND POWER GENDER, CULTURE AND TEXT THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1945 CRUSADING WARFARE IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, 1096-1291 THE MEDIEVALISTS: THE MIDDLE AGES IN 20TH CENTURY EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE THE LIFE AND AFTERLIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS Please note the availability of a particular course depends on student numbers and patterns of staff leave. Not all courses will be available every year. Summer: April to September DISSERTATION (MSC HISTORY)

How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via by searching for 'international'. Classes start September 2023 and you may be expected to attend induction sessions the week before.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. You’ll also need to submit a short (one paragraph) statement of interest in this programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

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Medieval History at University of Glasgow - UCAS