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Postgraduate Medieval Studies

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Based in the beautiful historic city of York, the Centre for Medieval Studies is one of the world’s leading centres for postgraduate study and research into the Middle Ages.

We’re a lively community of over 30 medievalists. Our innovative, research-led teaching is uniquely interdisciplinary, extending across the Humanities. We collaborate with the departments of Archaeology, English and Related Literature, History and History of Art.

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Our taught Masters course

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Our research degrees

We also offer the following research degrees:

Why study Medieval Studies at York

Interdisciplinary expertise

Work with specialists from the Departments of Archaeology, English, History and History of Art for a truly collaborative experience.

Rich local resources

Study in a beautiful historic city, and use the York Minster Library, King's Manor and the Borthwick Institute.

Skills training

Unparalleled skills training by specialists in palaeography, diplomatic and medieval languages.

Masters Taster Day

13 March 2024, 1pm to 5pm GMT

Get a taste of why so many people love living and learning at the University of York. Join us on 13 March to:

  • check out our campus
  • meet your academic department
  • speak to our student services teams
  • hear postgraduate presentations.

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