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Master in Research Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

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  • Entry requirements
    At least an upper-second class honours degree (or equivalent) in arts or humanities. Prospective students will be called for interview.
  • Academic Title
    Master in Research Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
  • Course description
    MRes
    One year full-time, two years part-time

    Programme description

    This programme provides a research qualification unique in the United Kingdom. It has been designed for students with an interest in archival research, critical editing, life-writing and document-based and intellectual histories. Training in the skills required to pursue these interests is central to the programme. It should be stressed that these skills are an essential and indispensable part of the distinctive CELL training, which is primarily envisaged as a preparatory training for those intending to progress on to a PhD programme.

    Programme outline

    Core course units

        * Textual Scholarship (two course units)

    Study options include

        * Writing a Biography
        * Writing Lives from Letters: The Archive and Production of Historical Biography
        * Public and Private Cultures in Shakespeare’s England
        * Reading Shakespeare Historically

    Students will also take a compulsory but non-assessed course in Latin in Semester 1 and Semester 2.

    Assessment

    Coursework

    You will complete five practical and two written assessments for the core course, a 4,000-word essay for each module (67 per cent).

    Dissertation

    You will complete a dissertation of 15,000 words, for which you will be allocated a supervisor appropriate to your research topic (33 per cent)

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