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Why Medieval Studies at Exeter?

The Centre for Medieval Studies is one of the largest centres in the University, and can draw on an impressive collection of staff expertise. Our expertise is especially strong in the areas of medieval History, Archaeology, Law, Music, French Literature, Spanish Literature, Italian Literature, English Literature, and Arab and Islamic studies. Visit our staff pages for more information regarding various research specialisms of individual staff.

We offer an MA in Medieval Studies and an MPhil/PhD in Medieval Studies, and we welcome applications from potential candidates. These can be studied within the disciplines of ArchaeologyEnglishHistory or Modern Languages and Cultures.

Programmes and Training

The Centre for Medieval Studies has one of the largest concentrations of medievalists in the United Kingdom and offers a full programme of medieval graduate studies at MA and PhD level. We offer training in the skills needed to study the Middle Ages. These include medieval languages (Latin, Old English, and medieval French), palaeography, codicology and diplomatic.

Student Funding

The University of Exeter offers a wide range of funding awards and scholarships to support students in their studies. Information about student funding at Exeter can be found at the University's funding website, which includes a searchable database of all funding offered by the University.

The College of Humanities' Graduate School funding opportunities pages provide information on the funding available in your discipline and College, along with guidelines for submitting funding applications.

How to Apply

To apply for our MA Medieval Studies, please follow the link for 'apply online' from the MA Medieval Studies webpage.

To apply for our MPhil/PhD Medieval Studies, please follow the link for 'apply online' from the History research degrees webpage.

Detailed help and guidance about applying can be found on the College of Humanities Graduate School website for Masters degree programmes and PhD study.