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MA/PhD Medieval and Early Modern Studies

University of Kent

We are interested in hearing from students with research proposals covering all aspects of medieval and early modern history, life and culture.

Overview

Academic staff interests include: early modern material culture; late medieval art history; medieval and early modern religious history; Anglo-Saxon archaeology and liturgy; early modern politics; medieval and early modern drama; and textual editing.

At present, research topics include: the Reformation; visual and manuscript culture; community; the plays of John Lyly; medieval ecclesiastical architecture; female sexuality and transexuality; priory management; deviant and vernacular language; and kingship. You will be part of a vibrant and varied community of researchers from different disciplines.

Careers

The transferable skills gained from this postgraduate programme are enhanced by the University of Kent’s employability initiative and careers advice service. Many of our recent graduates have gone on to careers in heritage, museum or archivist work. Some go on to pursue research in the area, many continuing with PhDs at Kent or other higher education institutions.

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Requirements

Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
3 years

Duration

May 2024

Start Month

Apr 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • May 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time