Scholarships: MA in Medieval Studies, University of York, deadline 31 June 2020

University of York

The University of York is still offering scholarships for those pursuing an MA in Medieval Studies at the university. Ensure you’ve applied for a place on our MA by the end of June. Applications after that date are still welcome but sadly cannot be considered for bursaries.

You can learn more here.

MA Medieval Studies, University of York

Explore all facets of European medieval life and culture, from 400 to 1550, studying in the heart of England’s medieval capital.

Our expertise spans over 1,000 years and four different disciplines, offering dedicated training in medieval languages, palaeography and diplomatic – the analysis and authentication of historical documents. Our innovative interdisciplinary approach makes the Centre for Medieval Studies (CMS) one of the world’s leading centres for study and research of the Middle Ages. 

The MA in Medieval Studies is an introduction to the medieval cultures of Europe. New disciplines will complement your existing skills, offering you world-class teaching from the departments of Archaeology, English, History and History of Art. You’ll learn to recognise how the subjects are inter-related, while exploring the fields of study that most interest you.

In the medieval city of York, inspiration is everywhere, and you’ll have access to some of the UK’s most important medieval records, including York Minster Library and Archives and the Borthwick Institute for Archives.

Our graduates go on to work in a wide range of professions, including archives, libraries, museums, galleries, publishing companies and the heritage sector.

Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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