• The distinctive features of this course include the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary study and discussion; a theoretical grounding in research methodology; one-to-one tuition with expert members of staff; and the opportunity to develop specialist topics such as verse forms, representations of national identity and Middle Scots literature.
• This course is taught in conjunction with the Institute of Medieval Studies, which is one of the UK's leading centres for the study of the European Middle Ages.
• The Institute brings together academics from Archaeology, Art History, English, French, German, History and Music, with the largest concentrations of staff in English and History
-Distinctive features of this course include:
-the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary study and discussion
-theoretical grounding in research methodology
-one–to–one tuition with expert members of staff
-the opportunity to develop specialist topics such as verse forms, representations of national identity and Middle Scots literature
This course can be taken over 1 year, full-time (September to September) or part-time over 2 to 3 years.
The MA consists of taught modules totalling 120 credits (which are taken during the autumn and spring semesters) and a 60-credit dissertation module (undertaken over the summer period).
Full-time students normally take 60 credits of taught modules in each semester; part-time students normally take 30 credits.
Taught modules are variously assessed by coursework and examination.
The dissertation should be between 12,000-15,000 words in length