MA Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Apply now for September 2015 entry

The deadline for applications is Friday 31 July


The MARS MA is a flexible degree that permits you to specialise or take a broad interdisciplinary range of modules. European vernacular literatures, Latin literatures, art history, palaeography, cultural history, religious history and political history: MARS offers both scope and opportunities.

Degree Structure

See MARS homepage

Choosing your Modules

Modules available as part of the MARS programme:

The MA comprises modules totalling 180 credits. Students must take at least 30 credits of language-based modules, indicated by an asterisk below. Most modules run in 30 credit versions, taught over two terms 1 and 2. All modules below are worth 15, 30 or 45 credits. 

Modules expected to be available are listed below. Students especially interested in particular modules should consult the MARS Degree Tutor. The list of available modules is finalised in August.

Skills and Sources modules are fully listed here and underneath the relevant parent modules below.

Non-MARS students taking MDVL modules:

UCL Students outside of the MARS degree and non-UCL University of London students are welcome to take MDVL modules, but must contact the MARS Administrator to enquire and reserve a space on their chosen module.


Medieval Manuscripts


Medieval and Renaissance Vernaculars

Medieval and Renaissance History

Medieval Vernacular Literatures


Art History (all 30 credits)

It may also be possible for students to take modules offered on King's College London's MA in Medieval History, however this is subject to availability and the approval of the MARS Degree Tutor and the module tutor(s).

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