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  • Objectives
    This MA in Medieval English offers you an unusually comprehensive introduction to Middle English literature and language. You will be given the opportunity to gain experience in the variety of specialist skills which this discipline embraces, including palaeography, the handling of manuscripts, text-editing, medieval historiography and an understanding of the cultural contexts of medieval writing. The University of Nottingham has a long-standing commitment to the study of Medieval English, and the Hallward Library has built up a fine collection of medieval manuscripts. The MA thus offers an excellent grounding for further research such as MPhil or PhD study.
  • Academic Title
    MA Medieval English
  • Course description
    Key facts

    • 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

    Course Content

    -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

    Course Structure
    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

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