Master of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

The University of Western Australia Faculty Of Arts

Program Description

Master of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

The University of Western Australia Faculty Of Arts

Master of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Discover the history of castles, cathedrals, Vikings and witches. Interpret medieval manuscripts, Renaissance art and the plays of Shakespeare. The Master of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is a multidisciplinary coursework degree that explores the life, literature and thought of Europe from the fifth to the eighteen century.


Course description, features and facilities

This course prepares students for advanced research by providing or upgrading key skills and by introducing new theoretical approaches which enhance your ability to work in an interdisciplinary manner. Students learn how to read manuscripts, historical records and literary works of the period as they interpret key issues and events in thought and society. Students conduct their own research projects in history, literature, philosophy and art, with expert staff guidance. The course covers such topics as paleography, diplomatics, literature and legend, pre-modern ideas of science, medicine and religion and early modern economies.


Career opportunities

MEMS graduates are well prepared for employment in areas such as journalism, the media, cultural and heritage institutions (e.g. museums and art galleries), the diplomatic corps, publishing, education, business and private administration, as well as in the Commonwealth and state public services.

*Please check the website http://www.studyat.uwa.edu.au for up to date price information.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 5, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
25,380 AUD
Information
Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Australia Perth, Western Australia
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Duration 2 years
Price 25,380 AUD
Price per year, international students*