Postgraduate Funding

Anglo-Saxon carved frieze of an angel from FlettonThe Centre is keen to hear from potential postgraduate students and is happy to assist those who are seeking ways of funding taught MA and research degrees. Details of scholarships for graduate study in the MRC are are updated throughout the year.

The Graduate School provides information about various types of postgraduate funding, including opportunities offered by the Centre itself, the University and College, and by external (national) funding bodies (especially the AHRC and ESRC). The University and College of Arts, Humanities and Law (CAHL) periodically advertise  open graduate studentships and bursaries to which medievalists may apply. Please check this page regularly, and contact the MRC to ask for updates


Graduate School

The University of Leicester Graduate School provides information and assistance to prospective and current students.


Course application forms and the Postgraduate prospectus are found here. Applications to study at Leicester can be made online or by post.

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