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Medieval Studies


Expertise of research area
british history; european history; Latin; medieval languages; medieval studies; medievalism

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

We welcome proposals for any area of research within Medieval studies and in particular from interdisciplinary perspectives. You'll undertake research under the guidance of experts and your research should contain your own analysis and conclusions based on your personal study of primary and secondary source materials.

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<h3>Subject specialisms</h3> <p>The expertise of our academic staff means we are particularly keen to hear from prospective postgraduate researchers&nbsp;who have in interest in the following areas:</p> <ul> <li> <p>Religion</p> </li> <li> <p>Literature</p> </li> <li> <p>Culture</p> </li> <li> <p>Society</p> </li> <li> <p>Language</p> </li> <li> <p>Material culture</p> </li> <li> <p>Medievalism</p> </li> <li> <p>War</p> </li> <li> <p>Geographical</p> </li> </ul> <p>We would strongly encourage you to contact us&nbsp;before applying&nbsp;for advice on areas of supervision available in the Institute for Medieval Studies.</p> <p>Opportunities&nbsp;to improve your Latin translation skills or one the vernacular medieval languages relevant to your project as well as paleography and research methods will be available&nbsp;through specially designed modules. When needed and relavant to your thesis, you will also have an oportunity to learn reading skills of secondary literature in one of modern languages.</p> <h2>PhD by Distance Learning</h2> <p>It is possible to study for a PhD by Distance Learning,for further information contact&nbsp;<a href="">Dr Mic Spencer</a>, Head of the Graduate School.</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made <a href="">online</a>. Please state clearly the research area you are interested in.</p> <p>Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures<br /> The minimum English language requirements for Schools in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures is an IELTS of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact the School of History.<br /> e: <a href="">historypgr</a><a href=""></a></p>

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