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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

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.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The research skills and methods you’ll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills you need for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching.

The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 18,370per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 93 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    177 85%

    6th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    73rd

    5

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