Update your status of this course
University College London (UCL) Course/Program Name
Application closes on
National :29 Jul 
International :29 Jul 
EU :29 Jul 

MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
18670 GBP
National
9020 GBP
EU
75 GBP

Application fee

International 75 GBP
National 75 GBP
EU 75 GBP
Department
Social & Historical Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

Get the best abroad education loan at free of cost

WeMakeScholars initiative is supported by the Govt. of India; associated with 10+ public/private banks & NBFCs.

Due to high number of loan requests from your region, we are not accepting any new applications at the moment. We believe in offering quality service to our customers.

Sorry for the inconvenience caused.


About this course

This MA offers students the opportunity to specialise in an exciting and multi-faceted field of study that covers the history and culture of the Mediterranean world during the long millennium from the foundation of Constantinople (modern Istanbul) in 324 to the fall of the Byzantine empire in 1453.

  • UCL History enjoys an outstanding international reputation for its research and teaching.
  • This intercollegiate programme is taught jointly with King's College London and Royal Holloway, University of London, and students benefit from the international expertise and wealth of resources that the three colleges have to offer.
  • Located in Bloomsbury, UCL History is just a few minutes' walk to the British Library, the British Museum and the research institutes of the University of London, including the Warburg Institute and the Institute of Historical Research. UCL is ideally located at the heart of various historical societies and academic communities.
  • Student / staff ratios › 39 staff including 8 postdocs › 101 taught students › 46 research students

Check further details on University website

Eligibility Criteria

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A basic knowledge of a relevant ancient or medieval language is a prerequisite.

English Language Requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is:Advanced

Check further details on University website

Course Modules

Core Modules
EITHER:
Language Acquisition
OR:
Research Skills
Options

  • Options may include the following:
  • Medieval Papacy
  • Identity and Power in Medieval Europe, AD 500–1300
  • Codes and Practice: The World of Roman Law
  • Constantinople
  • The Greek Novel and its Influence (first to 21st centuries)
  • The Late Roman and Early Byzantine City
  • Philosophy under the Roman Empire
  • Homer's Legacy
  • Byzantium and the First Crusade
  • Byzantium and the Fourth Crusade
  • The Christianisation of the Roman World: From Constantine to Justinian
  • The Reign of Constantine I
  • Living in Byzantium: Material Culture and Built Environment
  • Byzantium and the West, AD 843–1002

Dissertation/report
All students attend the Introduction to Byzantium seminar, leading to an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of up to 12,000 words.

Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, workshops and library visits. Assessment is through unseen examinations, coursework essays and the dissertation.

Check further details on University website

How to Apply

You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.

Applications must be supported by:

  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

Check further details on University website

Join the largest Study Abroad community      Log in      Sign up