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Palaeography & Manuscript Studies MPhil/PhD

UK

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What will I learn?

Description

Palaeography, the study of ancient handwriting, is a strong specialist area at King's and the College has appointed a new Chair of Palaeography & Manuscript Studies, who is based in the Department of History. Palaeography is taught in most departments across the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and students wishing to carry out research in Palaeography should approach the relevant department. Current specialists work in areas of study such as Classics, Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies, English, French, History (especially medieval history), Spanish and Digital Humanities.

Course study environment

Palaeography students will be registered in the appropriate department in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. As a student of Palaeography, you will have access to the outstanding collection of manuscript facsimiles and secondary literature in the Palaeography Room in the University of London Library at Senate House, as well as the resources of the Institute of Classical Studies and the Institute of Historical Research.

Postgraduate training

The Centre for Manuscript and Print Studies at the Institute of English Studies at Senate House provides seminars related to palaeography and manuscript studies. There is a monthly palaeography workshop, run in the Palaeography Room. Palaeography students will have the opportunity for study at other Colleges in the University of London, and in the Senate Institutes. There is also the opportunity to work with the Department of Digital Humanities in digital palaeography.

Which department am I in?

Palaeography and Manuscript Studies (Department of Classics)

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£22,230.00 (US$ 26,817) per year
This is a fixed fee
Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Strand Campus

Strand,

Westminster,

London,

WC2R 2LS, England

Entry requirements

For international students

All students for MPhil/PhD entry will be expected to have a Master's degree. Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in reading & writing and 6.0 in listening & speaking; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing, 23 in reading and 20 in each of the other skills.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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