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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This interdisciplinary course equips students with the knowledge of different theoretical approaches and current debates in the fields of history, art history, divinity, languages and literature. Students can work on topics suited to their own interests while also expanding their horizons beyond a single discipline.

Highlights

  • Draws on the long-established and recognised strengths in Medieval Studies available from the participating disciplines – Art History, Divinity, English, History, Modern Languages and Philosophy.
  • Gives students the opportunity to work closely with colleagues covering a vast range of expertise from Late Antiquity to the 15th century and across the medieval world, from the Middle East and the Mediterranean to the British Isles and Scandinavia.
  • Introduces different theoretical approaches, current debates and the nature of cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work in the fields of history, art history, languages and literature.
  • Offers an opportunity to combine training in manuscript studies and palaeography with interdisciplinary work or single discipline modules.
  • Includes weekly seminars and regular workshops, bringing students into direct contact with visiting academics.

Careers

As well as pursuing study at PhD level, other graduates of the course have gone on to pursue careers in a range of sectors including:

  • journalism
  • publishing
  • archives
  • government
  • law
  • management
  • teaching.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Application deadline

11 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,390per year

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

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    4th

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 33

    4th out of 24 1

    3rd out of 90 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    7th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    199 100%

    1st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    5th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    1st

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    195 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    7th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    12th

    9

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