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.
Explore our research projects.
Our taught Masters course
Or, choose another course.
Our research degrees
We also offer the following research degrees:
Why study Medieval Studies at York
Four times the expertise
Work with specialists from the Departments of Archaeology, English, History and History of Art for a truly interdisciplinary experience.
Rich local resources
Study in a beautiful historic city, and use the York Minster Library, King's Manor and the Borthwick Institute.
Unparalleled practical skills training in palaeography, diplomatic and medieval languages.
Come and visit us at an Open Day, explore our campus or chat to our students online. We host a range of events throughout the year including subject-specific events designed especially for people considering postgraduate study.