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Postgraduate Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Let's explore the past together

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The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies is a flourishing interdisciplinary community devoted to the study of the long 16th and 17th centuries.

Staff from eight university departments come together to make The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies the largest centre of its kind in the UK, and allows you a truly interdisciplinary experience.

Our taught Masters courses

Or, choose another course.

Our research degrees

We also offer the following research degrees:

  • MPhil
  • PhD

Why study Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at York

Unrivalled resources on your doorstep

You'll have access to the largest cathedral library in the UK, and the largest Records Office outside London.

14th in the UK

according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023

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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