UCL Medieval and Renaissance Studies


MARS MA Modules 2022-23

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies MA is a flexible degree that permits you either to specialise or to take a broad interdisciplinary range of modules.

Students should refer to the degree structure when selecting modules. Please ensure that you discuss your module selections with the MARS Degree Tutor (Dr Patrick Lantschner). 

The modules below are due to run in 2022/23. Please note that modules running in 2022/23 are dependent on student demand. If there is no or low demand from students, modules may be cancelled.


Language Options


School of European Languages, Culture and Society


History of Art

  • HART0142 Seeing Through Materials: Matter, Vision and Transformation in the Renaissance (Term 1 and Term 2, 30 Credits)

Scandinavian Studies

Information for non-MARS students taking MARS modules

If you wish to take a MDVL**** module please contact history.programmes@ucl.ac.uk to enquire about availability and to reserve a space. You should note that places for intercollegiate and interdepartmental students are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority is given to MARS students and to students on degrees affiliated with MARS. Please note that your place will not be confirmed until the first week of teaching.

Intercollegiate Options

It may also be possible for students to take intercollegiate 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) at King's. Students should contact history.programmes@ucl.ac.uk to apply for intercollegiate modules.