Late Antique & Byzantine Studies

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MA

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Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
PURPOSE
For students whose previous training has been in a related subject in the humanities. To give a grounding in the subject, normally with a language-training element in medieval Greek or Latin.

DESCRIPTION
The MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies offers the opportunity to specialize in an exciting and multi-faceted field of study that covers the history and culture of the Eastern Mediterranean world during the long millennium from the foundation of Constantinople (modern Istanbul) in 330 to the fall of the Byzantine empire in 1453. The degree allows students, through the numerous modules on offer, to acquire expertise in the necessary research skills (ancient languages, palaeography, epigraphy, papyrology) and in a variety of disciplines (history, literature, material culture, philosophy, theology).

KEY FACTS
Programme leader/s
Dr Dionysios Stathakopoulos
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Duration
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Location
Strand Campus other University of London institutions.
Student destinations
Research in our department and elsewhere in the UK, EU and US; teaching, cultural management, general management, civil service, banking.
Year of entry 2015
Offered by
London South Bank