If you already have a considerable base of knowledge and a firm idea of where your interests lie, this course could be for you. The degree requires no coursework; the main focus is a 40,000-word dissertation, supervised by an appropriate member of staff. You will be encouraged to undertake relevant research-skills training and, where appropriate, further language study.
Areas for research supervision include:
Aristotelianism and Platonism in Early Modern Europe; Classical Tradition in Renaissance Literature; Court and Civic Culture; Dante; Education in the Renaissance; Gender; Greek Diaspora in Renaissance Europe; History of Art; History of the Bible; History of Scholarship; History of Translation; Intellectual Culture; Medieval and Renaissance Drama; Neo-Latin Literature; Printing and the History of the Book; Reading Practices; Renaissance Letters; Renaissance Venice; Theatre and Performance; Travel, Colonialism and the New World; Visual Culture.
- Find out more about the MA by Research in Renaissance Studies
- For further enquiries about the MA in Renaissance Studies (by research), contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Christiania Whitehead
1 year full time
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language Requirements
Location of study
University of Warwick
MA by Research
Home/EU: £4,191 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £16,230 per year
Find out more about Fees and Funding
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance