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Master of Arts (Honours) Mediaeval Studies


Mediaeval Studies single: Second year
Code Module name Credits
( * View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: ME1003, ME1006, ME2003 OR
ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe (400-1000) 20
ME1006 Scotland and the English Empire 1070 - 1500 20
ME2003 Mediaeval Europe (1000-1400) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( * HI2001 History as a Discipline: Development and Key Concepts 20 AND
* View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: ME1003, ME1006, ME2003 AND
ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe (400-1000) 20
ME1006 Scotland and the English Empire 1070 - 1500 20
ME2003 Mediaeval Europe (1000-1400) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: AN2002 - AN2003, MH2002 )) AND
AN2002 The Roman Empire 20
AN2003 Mediterranean Communities 20
MH2002 Introduction to Middle Eastern History 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( ^ EN2003 Mediaeval and Renaissance Texts 20 OR
( View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: FR1001 - FR1002, FR2021 AND
FR1001 French Language and Literature 1 20
FR1002 French Language and Literature 2 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
^ View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: FR2022, FR2032 ) OR
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( ~ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: GM1001 - GM1004 AND
GM1001 First Level German A 1 20
GM1002 First Level German A 2 20
GM1003 First Level German B 1 20
GM1004 First Level German B 2 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
~ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: GM2001 - GM2004, GM2007 - GM2010 ) OR
GM2003 Second Level German Language A 1 10
GM2004 Second Level German Language A 2 10
GM2007 Second Level German Language B 1 10
GM2008 Second Level German Language B 2 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( $ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: IT1001 - IT1008, IT1012 AND
IT1001 Introduction to Italian Language 20
IT2002 Second Level Italian (Advanced) 20
IT1004 Italian Language Intermediate 2 10
IT1005 Contemporary Italian Short Stories 10
IT1006 Italian Renaissance Books of Manners 10
IT1007 Poverty and Politics in Fascist Italy 10
IT1008 The Italian Short Story from the Thirteenth to the Twentieth Century 10
IT1012 The Culture of Unified Italy 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
$ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: IT2001 - IT2002 )) AND
IT2001 Second Level Italian 20
IT2002 Second Level Italian (Advanced) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: AH1001 - AH1002 ) AND
AH1001 The Art of the Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: PY1005 - PY1106 AND
PY1010 Mind and World 20
PY1011 Moral and Political Controversies 20
PY1012 Reasoning 20
PY1013 The Enlightenment 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
& View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: PY2001 - PY2103 ) AND
PY2010 Intermediate Logic 20
PY2011 Foundations of Western Philosophy 20
PY2012 Meaning and Knowing 20
PY2013 Moral and Aesthetic Value 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Mediaeval Studies First and Second Years Programme Requirements.
Students must meet the requirements of at least three groups


Group A: EITHER
40 credits from two of: ME1003, ME1006, ME2003;

OR

20 credits: HI2001;
20 credits: ME1003 or ME1006 or ME2003;
20 credits: AN2002 or AN2003 or MH2002;

Group B: EITHER
20 credits: EN2003;

OR

60 credits: FR1001 and FR1002 and FR2021;
20 credits: FR2022 or FR2032;

OR

40 credits: (GM1001 and GM1002) or (GM1003 and GM1004);
40 credits: (GM2001 and GM2004) or (GM2002 and GM2003) or (GM2007 and GM2010) or (GM2008 and GM2009);

OR

40 credits: (IT1001 and IT1002) or (IT1003 and IT1004 and (IT1005 or IT1007) and (IT1006 or IT1008 or IT1012));
40 credits: IT2001 and IT2002;

OR

Group C:
20 credits: AH1001 or AH1002

Group D:
20 credits: PY1005-PY1106;
40 credits: PY2001-PY2103;

It is recommended you consult an Adviser.

The students must take 240 credits at least 80 of which must be at 2000 Level. 2000-level modules may not be available to first year students.

Mediaeval Studies single: Second year
Code Module name Credits
( * View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: ME1003, ME1006, ME2003 OR
ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe (400-1000) 20
ME1006 Scotland and the English Empire 1070 - 1500 20
ME2003 Mediaeval Europe (1000-1400) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( * HI2001 History as a Discipline: Development and Key Concepts 20 AND
* View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: ME1003, ME1006, ME2003 AND
ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe (400-1000) 20
ME1006 Scotland and the English Empire 1070 - 1500 20
ME2003 Mediaeval Europe (1000-1400) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: AN2002 - AN2003, MH2002 )) AND
AN2002 The Roman Empire 20
AN2003 Mediterranean Communities 20
MH2002 Introduction to Middle Eastern History 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( ^ EN2003 Mediaeval and Renaissance Texts 20 OR
( View list Between 0 and 60 credits from Module List: FR1001 - FR1002, FR2021 AND
FR1001 French Language and Literature 1 20
FR1002 French Language and Literature 2 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
^ View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: FR2022, FR2032 ) OR
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( ~ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: GM1001 - GM1004 AND
GM1001 First Level German A 1 20
GM1002 First Level German A 2 20
GM1003 First Level German B 1 20
GM1004 First Level German B 2 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
~ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: GM2001 - GM2004, GM2007 - GM2010 ) OR
GM2003 Second Level German Language A 1 10
GM2004 Second Level German Language A 2 10
GM2007 Second Level German Language B 1 10
GM2008 Second Level German Language B 2 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( $ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: IT1001 - IT1008, IT1012 AND
IT1001 Introduction to Italian Language 20
IT2002 Second Level Italian (Advanced) 20
IT1004 Italian Language Intermediate 2 10
IT1005 Contemporary Italian Short Stories 10
IT1006 Italian Renaissance Books of Manners 10
IT1007 Poverty and Politics in Fascist Italy 10
IT1008 The Italian Short Story from the Thirteenth to the Twentieth Century 10
IT1012 The Culture of Unified Italy 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
$ View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: IT2001 - IT2002 )) AND
IT2001 Second Level Italian 20
IT2002 Second Level Italian (Advanced) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: AH1001 - AH1002 ) AND
AH1001 The Art of the Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: PY1005 - PY1106 AND
PY1010 Mind and World 20
PY1011 Moral and Political Controversies 20
PY1012 Reasoning 20
PY1013 The Enlightenment 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
& View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: PY2001 - PY2103 ) AND
PY2010 Intermediate Logic 20
PY2011 Foundations of Western Philosophy 20
PY2012 Meaning and Knowing 20
PY2013 Moral and Aesthetic Value 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Mediaeval Studies First and Second Years Programme Requirements.
Students must meet the requirements of at least three groups


Group A: EITHER
40 credits from two of: ME1003, ME1006, ME2003;

OR

20 credits: HI2001;
20 credits: ME1003 or ME1006 or ME2003;
20 credits: AN2002 or AN2003 or MH2002;

Group B: EITHER
20 credits: EN2003;

OR

60 credits: FR1001 and FR1002 and FR2021;
20 credits: FR2022 or FR2032;

OR

40 credits: (GM1001 and GM1002) or (GM1003 and GM1004);
40 credits: (GM2001 and GM2004) or (GM2002 and GM2003) or (GM2007 and GM2010) or (GM2008 and GM2009);

OR

40 credits: (IT1001 and IT1002) or (IT1003 and IT1004 and (IT1005 or IT1007) and (IT1006 or IT1008 or IT1012));
40 credits: IT2001 and IT2002;

OR

Group C:
20 credits: AH1001 or AH1002

Group D:
20 credits: PY1005-PY1106;
40 credits: PY2001-PY2103;

It is recommended you consult an Adviser.

The students must take 240 credits at least 80 of which must be at 2000 Level. 2000-level modules may not be available to first year students.

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked &
  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked ^
  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked $
  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ~

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


Mediaeval Studies single: Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 120 credits from Group A Modules AND
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4155 Religious Communities in the Late Antique World 30
ME3012 Heroic History: The Age of Beowulf 30
ME3015 Heralds, Heraldry and History: Late Mediaeval Heraldic Studies 30
ME3016 Ireland in the Later Middle Ages: Nations and Conflicts 30
ME3101 Britons and Saxons 30
ME3102 Gildas and the Ruin of Britain c. 367 - 570 30
ME3103 Mediaeval Rome c. 590 - c. 1300 30
ME3104 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3105 Archaeological Methods 30
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3162 The Mediaeval Castle 30
ME3163 The Imperial City: Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople 30
ME3164 Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic Middle East: Architecture and Representations of Power (C4th-C12th) 30
ME3202 Byzantium and the West 800 - 1118 30
ME3203 The Crusades 30
ME3204 The Princess Historian: Anna Comnena 30
ME3206 Heretics and Social Outcasts in Western Europe 30
ME3212 Men, Women and Family in the Middle Ages 30
ME3214 Italian City States: from Communes to Signorie c. 1000- c. 1350 30
ME3216 Mediaeval Rome c590 - c1300 30
ME3218 Imperial and Christian Constantinople 30
ME3222 Inca Civilisation and its Destruction 30
ME3223 The Rise and Fall of the Carolingian Empire, c.750 - 900 30
ME3224 Legend and History in Sub-Roman Britain 30
ME3228 The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad c.527-700 30
ME3229 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3230 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3231 Mediaeval Apocalyptic Traditions 400 - 1200 30
ME3232 Queens and Queenship in Early Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3233 Power and Identity after Rome 500 - 700 30
ME3234 Empires and Rebellions: The World of Adam of Bremen 30
ME3235 Mediaeval Political Thought 30
ME3236 Soldiers and Saints in Late Roman Gaul 30
ME3237 Legal Cultures in Late Antiquity 30
ME3238 Holy Lives in Late Antiquity 30
ME3239 Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Early Medieval West 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
ME3407 Courtroom Dramas: Literature, Law and Lordship 30
ME3408 The Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt in England 30
ME3417 The Middle Ages and the Movies 30
ME3418 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3420 Rich and Poor in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3423 Justifying Mediaeval Warfare 30
ME3425 The Age of Revolt (1250 - 1450) 30
ME3426 Women and Gender in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3427 Nature and the Occult in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3602 The Crusades viewed from the other side: Muslim perspectives 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3609 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3610 The Ottoman Empire from Mediaeval Anatolia to S³leyman the Magnificent 30
ME3611 The Eastern Roman Empire in the Reign of Justinian 527 - 565 30
ME3612 Cataclysm and Consolidation: the Reconfiguration of the Middle East in the Seventh Century 30
ME3613 The Formation of Islamic Iran: From the Arab Conquests to the Seljuq Empire (600 - 1200) 30
ME3614 The Eastern Roman World in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3616 Missionaries, Assassins and State-builders: Militant Shiæism in the Mediaeval Muslim World 30
ME3617 The Mamluks And The Mamluk Sultanate 30
ME4701 Henry I: Perceptions and Practice of Kingship in Anglo Norman England 60
ME4707 Law and Society in England c. 870 - 1220 60
ME4709 Past and Present in Mediaeval Wales 60
ME4710 England and France at War in the Fourteenth Century 60
ME4712 'A Century of Iron': Rulers, Warriors and Scholars in Tenth-Century England and Germany 60
ME4713 The Cult of Saints 60
ME4752 The Wars of the Bruces: Kings, Nobles and Commumities in the British Isles (1306 - 1346) 60
ME4753 Chivalry and Kingship: Scotland in the Late Middle Ages 60
ME4754 Conquest and Community: The British Isles in the Age of Edward I (1239 - 1307) 60
ME4755 Norway in Saga Times 60
ME4756 Historia Brittonum: Inventing the Past in Ninth-Century Wales 60
ME4803 The Fourth Crusade 60
ME4806 The Age of Charlemagne c. 750 - 830 60
ME4807 The Early Mendicants: Francis, Clare and Dominic (c. 1180 - c. 1270) 60
ME4812 From Leo VI to Basil II: Byzantium in the Tenth Century 60
ME4813 The Merovingian World 60
ME4814 Iran from the Sasanids to the Samanids (224-1003) 60
ME4815 France from Philip Augustus to Philip the Fair 60
ME4852 From Leo VI to Basil II: Byzantium in the Tenth Century 60
ME4854 Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople (Istanbul) 60
ME4855 Crusaders, Mongols and Mamluks: West and East in the Mid-Thirteenth Century 60
ME4856 From Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire 60
MO3026 Art and Piety in Western Europe 1400 - 1750 30
MO3036 The Italian Renaissance 30
MO3037 Renaissance Information Technology and Print Culture 30
MO3080 The Iranian World from the Timurids to the Safavids (1370 - 1722) 30
MO3081 The Ottoman Empire 1300 - 1700 30
HI4999 Honours Dissertation in History 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
HI4101 Communication in History 15
HI4997 Recording the Past 30
HI4998 Honours Project in History 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 120 credits from Group B Modules AND
EN3111 Beowulf 30
EN3112 Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 30
EN3113 Unreformed Scotland: Older Scots Literature to 1560 30
EN4312 Authorising English: Society, Gender and Religion in Late Mediaeval English Literature 30
EN4314 Old English Afterlives: Literary Anglo-Saxonism 30
EN4315 Apocalyptic Literature in Early English 30
EN4316 Courtly Literature in Middle English 30
EN4403 Mediaevalism 30
EN4399 Dissertation in English 30
FR4198 Dissertation on a French Topic 15
FR4199 Long Dissertation on a French Topic 30
GM3073 The Mediaeval Short Story 15
GM4046 Mediaeval Things 15
GM4098 Dissertation on German Topic 15
GM4099 Long Dissertation on a German Topic 30
IT3012 Fourteenth Century Literature 15
IT4010 Early Italian Lyric Poetry 15
IT4012 Dante Alighieri 15
IT4098 Dissertation on an Italian Topic 15
IT4099 Long Dissertation on an Italian Topic 30
SP3011 History of the Spanish Language 15
SP4098 Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 15
SP4099 Long Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 120 credits from Group C Modules AND
AH4099 30-Credit Dissertation in Art History 30
AH4149 The Architecture of the Scottish Mediaeval Church 30
AH4171 The Arts of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages 30
AH4172 Manuscript Illumination in Western Europe 30
AH4175 Luxury Goods in the Middle Ages 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Group D Modules
PY4640 Mediaeval Philosophy 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mediaeval Studies Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements.
Students must meet the requirements of at least three groups


240 credits, including between 30 and 120 from each of at least three groups.

Group A:
AN4107 - AN4108, AN4121,AN4155,ME3001-ME3689, ME4701-ME4889,MO3026,MO3036-MO3037,MO3080-MO3081,HI4999,(ID4002,with permission of Director of Teaching,with HI4101 if necessary and (HI4997 or HI4998)if desired);

Group B:
EN3111-EN3113,EN4311-EN4312,EN4314-EN4316,EN4403,EN4399,FR3013,FR3053,FR4114,FR4198-FR4199,GM3073,GM4046,GM4098-GM4099,IT3012,IT4010,IT4012,IT4098-IT4099,SP3011,SP4098-SP4099;

Group B:
AH3102,AH3118,AH3105,AN4080,AH4098-AH4099,AH4101,AH4123,AH4134,AH4149,AH4171,AH4175,CL4424;

Group D:
PY4640

Students may, with the permission of the Honours Adviser and any other School involved, take up to 30 credits towards the total in another subject or level.

Mediaeval Studies single: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 120 credits from Group A Modules AND
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4155 Religious Communities in the Late Antique World 30
ME3012 Heroic History: The Age of Beowulf 30
ME3015 Heralds, Heraldry and History: Late Mediaeval Heraldic Studies 30
ME3016 Ireland in the Later Middle Ages: Nations and Conflicts 30
ME3101 Britons and Saxons 30
ME3102 Gildas and the Ruin of Britain c. 367 - 570 30
ME3103 Mediaeval Rome c. 590 - c. 1300 30
ME3104 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3105 Archaeological Methods 30
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3162 The Mediaeval Castle 30
ME3163 The Imperial City: Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople 30
ME3164 Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic Middle East: Architecture and Representations of Power (C4th-C12th) 30
ME3202 Byzantium and the West 800 - 1118 30
ME3203 The Crusades 30
ME3204 The Princess Historian: Anna Comnena 30
ME3206 Heretics and Social Outcasts in Western Europe 30
ME3212 Men, Women and Family in the Middle Ages 30
ME3214 Italian City States: from Communes to Signorie c. 1000- c. 1350 30
ME3216 Mediaeval Rome c590 - c1300 30
ME3218 Imperial and Christian Constantinople 30
ME3222 Inca Civilisation and its Destruction 30
ME3223 The Rise and Fall of the Carolingian Empire, c.750 - 900 30
ME3224 Legend and History in Sub-Roman Britain 30
ME3228 The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad c.527-700 30
ME3229 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3230 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3231 Mediaeval Apocalyptic Traditions 400 - 1200 30
ME3232 Queens and Queenship in Early Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3233 Power and Identity after Rome 500 - 700 30
ME3234 Empires and Rebellions: The World of Adam of Bremen 30
ME3235 Mediaeval Political Thought 30
ME3236 Soldiers and Saints in Late Roman Gaul 30
ME3237 Legal Cultures in Late Antiquity 30
ME3238 Holy Lives in Late Antiquity 30
ME3239 Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Early Medieval West 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
ME3407 Courtroom Dramas: Literature, Law and Lordship 30
ME3408 The Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt in England 30
ME3417 The Middle Ages and the Movies 30
ME3418 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3420 Rich and Poor in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3423 Justifying Mediaeval Warfare 30
ME3425 The Age of Revolt (1250 - 1450) 30
ME3426 Women and Gender in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3427 Nature and the Occult in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3602 The Crusades viewed from the other side: Muslim perspectives 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3609 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3610 The Ottoman Empire from Mediaeval Anatolia to S³leyman the Magnificent 30
ME3611 The Eastern Roman Empire in the Reign of Justinian 527 - 565 30
ME3612 Cataclysm and Consolidation: the Reconfiguration of the Middle East in the Seventh Century 30
ME3613 The Formation of Islamic Iran: From the Arab Conquests to the Seljuq Empire (600 - 1200) 30
ME3614 The Eastern Roman World in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3616 Missionaries, Assassins and State-builders: Militant Shiæism in the Mediaeval Muslim World 30
ME3617 The Mamluks And The Mamluk Sultanate 30
ME4701 Henry I: Perceptions and Practice of Kingship in Anglo Norman England 60
ME4707 Law and Society in England c. 870 - 1220 60
ME4709 Past and Present in Mediaeval Wales 60
ME4710 England and France at War in the Fourteenth Century 60
ME4712 'A Century of Iron': Rulers, Warriors and Scholars in Tenth-Century England and Germany 60
ME4713 The Cult of Saints 60
ME4752 The Wars of the Bruces: Kings, Nobles and Commumities in the British Isles (1306 - 1346) 60
ME4753 Chivalry and Kingship: Scotland in the Late Middle Ages 60
ME4754 Conquest and Community: The British Isles in the Age of Edward I (1239 - 1307) 60
ME4755 Norway in Saga Times 60
ME4756 Historia Brittonum: Inventing the Past in Ninth-Century Wales 60
ME4803 The Fourth Crusade 60
ME4806 The Age of Charlemagne c. 750 - 830 60
ME4807 The Early Mendicants: Francis, Clare and Dominic (c. 1180 - c. 1270) 60
ME4812 From Leo VI to Basil II: Byzantium in the Tenth Century 60
ME4813 The Merovingian World 60
ME4814 Iran from the Sasanids to the Samanids (224-1003) 60
ME4815 France from Philip Augustus to Philip the Fair 60
ME4852 From Leo VI to Basil II: Byzantium in the Tenth Century 60
ME4854 Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople (Istanbul) 60
ME4855 Crusaders, Mongols and Mamluks: West and East in the Mid-Thirteenth Century 60
ME4856 From Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire 60
MO3026 Art and Piety in Western Europe 1400 - 1750 30
MO3036 The Italian Renaissance 30
MO3037 Renaissance Information Technology and Print Culture 30
MO3080 The Iranian World from the Timurids to the Safavids (1370 - 1722) 30
MO3081 The Ottoman Empire 1300 - 1700 30
HI4999 Honours Dissertation in History 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
HI4101 Communication in History 15
HI4997 Recording the Past 30
HI4998 Honours Project in History 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
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EN3111 Beowulf 30
EN3112 Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 30
EN3113 Unreformed Scotland: Older Scots Literature to 1560 30
EN4312 Authorising English: Society, Gender and Religion in Late Mediaeval English Literature 30
EN4314 Old English Afterlives: Literary Anglo-Saxonism 30
EN4315 Apocalyptic Literature in Early English 30
EN4316 Courtly Literature in Middle English 30
EN4403 Mediaevalism 30
EN4399 Dissertation in English 30
FR4198 Dissertation on a French Topic 15
FR4199 Long Dissertation on a French Topic 30
GM3073 The Mediaeval Short Story 15
GM4046 Mediaeval Things 15
GM4098 Dissertation on German Topic 15
GM4099 Long Dissertation on a German Topic 30
IT3012 Fourteenth Century Literature 15
IT4010 Early Italian Lyric Poetry 15
IT4012 Dante Alighieri 15
IT4098 Dissertation on an Italian Topic 15
IT4099 Long Dissertation on an Italian Topic 30
SP3011 History of the Spanish Language 15
SP4098 Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 15
SP4099 Long Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

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View list Between 0 and 120 credits from Group C Modules AND
AH4099 30-Credit Dissertation in Art History 30
AH4149 The Architecture of the Scottish Mediaeval Church 30
AH4171 The Arts of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages 30
AH4172 Manuscript Illumination in Western Europe 30
AH4175 Luxury Goods in the Middle Ages 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

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View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Group D Modules AND
PY4640 Mediaeval Philosophy 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

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View list Between 15 and 60 credits from Dissertations
AH4099 30-Credit Dissertation in Art History 30
EN4399 Dissertation in English 30
FR4198 Dissertation on a French Topic 15
FR4199 Long Dissertation on a French Topic 30
GM4098 Dissertation on German Topic 15
GM4099 Long Dissertation on a German Topic 30
HI4997 Recording the Past 30
HI4998 Honours Project in History 30
HI4999 Honours Dissertation in History 30
IT4098 Dissertation on an Italian Topic 15
IT4099 Long Dissertation on an Italian Topic 30
SP4098 Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 15
SP4098 Dissertation on a Spanish Topic 15
AH4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
CL4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
IR4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
SA4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
PS4797 Joint Project (60cr) 60
SA4797 Joint Project (60cr) 60
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Mediaeval Studies Third and Fourth Year Programme Requirements.
Students must meet the requirements of at least three groups


240 credits, including between 30 and 120 from each of at least three groups.

Group A:
AN4107 - AN4108, AN4121,AN4155,ME3001-ME3689, ME4701-ME4889,MO3026,MO3036-MO3037,MO3080-MO3081,HI4999,(ID4002,with permission of Director of Teaching,with HI4101 if necessary and (HI4997 or HI4998)if desired);

Group B:
EN3111-EN3113,EN4311-EN4312,EN4314-EN4316,EN4403,EN4399,FR3013,FR3053,FR4114,FR4198-FR4199,GM3073,GM4046,GM4098-GM4099,IT3012,IT4010,IT4012,IT4098-IT4099,SP3011,SP4098-SP4099;

Group B:
AH3102,AH3118,AH3105,AN4080,AH4098-AH4099,AH4101,AH4123,AH4134,AH4149,AH4171,AH4175,CL4424;

Group D:
PY4640

Not more than one of the following Dissertation modules may be taken: AH4099,EN4399,FR4198,GM4098,GM4099,HI4997-HI4999,IT4098,IT4099,SP4098,SP4099 or any Joint Dissertation - code ending 4795 or 4797.

Students may, with the permission of the Honours Adviser and any other School involved, take up to 30 credits towards the total in another subject or level.

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).