With a PhD
in Medieval Studies
at University College Cork (UCC)
you will typically have looked at Europe between 1000 and 1250, covering the key political, social and cultural developments of the period, including the growing importance of kings and kingdoms, and the many conflicts of the medieval world. Further study will have introduced you to your own countrys, British and European medieval history, Latin, architectural history and archaeology. Modules will have included the Vikings; The Crusades; Romanesque art and architecture; The Hundred Years War; Renaissance Florence, c.1348-c.1527; Painting and sculpture in the Italian Renaissance; and Medieval religion, c.1215-1517.
phd students: you will have engaged in advanced study and research in such areas as the study of European societies, politics and cultures, cultural and media studies, history, social theory and political science.