Medieval British Studies (in conjunction with the Schools of English and Welsh) (MA)

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  • Objectives
    To offer knowledge and expertise for a variety of careers in these disciplines including PhD programmes, journalism, teaching, media research (media, commercial, academic), publishing.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements:

    Suitable for graduates in History, English, Welsh and Archaeology.

    A first or upper second-class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Applicants should include with their application a brief statement (200-500 words) of the topic upon which they hope to write their dissertation.
  • Academic title
    Medieval British Studies (in conjunction with the Schools of English and Welsh) (MA)
  • Course description
    Course Description:

    The course is designed to provide training for doctoral research whilst being a self-contained postgraduate course in its own right.

    All students undertake the core modules and then choose from a variety of options for the remaining credits. Upon successful completion of this, students proceed to Part 2, which comprises a 20,000-word dissertation.
    Medieval British Studies (MA)

    The scheme draws together a wide range of expertise across the Section to provide a flexible programme of study that seeks to lay the foundations for further postgraduate study and equips students with the skills necessary for research. It consists partly of taught modules and partly of independent research. The MA may be taken as a one-year full-time or a two-year part-time course.

    The MA in Medieval British Studies is run in conjunction with the Cardiff School of History and Archaeology, the Cardiff School of English Communication and Philosophy, and the Cardiff School of Welsh. It aims to enable students with some prior knowledge and a strong interest in Medieval Britain to take advantage of the range of expertise on aspects of medieval studies at Cardiff, and to engage in postgraduate work either within single disciplines or on interdisciplinary topics.
    Admissions requirements

    Applicants should normally possess a first degree in History (or related field) with first or good upper second class Honours (normally 67 or more).

    NOTE as part of the application, candidates must submit a brief statement (around 500 words) outlining areas of interest and the topic upon which they hope to write their dissertation. Please use the space marked 'Personal Statement' on the University application form for this. (You are not required to write a 'Personal Statement').
    Part One - Taught Stage

    In Part One students take the following components:

        * Beginner's Language (normally Latin)
        * Module on Sources and Methods
        * two Options according to choice and availability

    In addition students will undertake a basic training course on presentation of work and bibliographical sources, skills and procedures.

    Part-time students will take a Beginners Language and the module on Sources and Methods in Year One and the two Options in Year Two
    Part Two - Dissertation (60 credits)

    Students are required to pass Part One before proceeding to Part Two, which comprises a dissertation on a topic of the students choice, and is a maximum of 20,000 words in length submitted in September.

        * Dissertation - 60 credits (HST655)

    Special Features:

        * The MA in Medieval British Studies, based within the Interdisciplinary Centre for the study of Medieval Society and Culture, is taught by medievalists from several schools within the University.

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