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University of Nottingham: Medieval Languages and Literatures MRes

Institution University of Nottingham
Department School of English
Study type Taught


This MRes combines specialist taught modules with the opportunity to complete a substantial research project of your choice. You will be guided by our research active staff, who are specialists in the areas of:

  • the Viking World

  • Runology

  • Name Studies

  • Old English and Old Norse Language and Literature

  • Middle English and Older Scots Language and Literature

  • Book History

  • Material Culture

There are opportunities for original archival research through our collections, which include important Medieval manuscripts and archives, including the:

  • Eiríkur Benedikz collection of Icelandic literature

  • Wollaton Antiphonal

  • medieval manuscripts from the Wollaton Library Collection

You are also welcome to join the activities and events of our research centres, which include the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age, the Centre for Regional Literature and Culture and Institute for Name-Studies, and the Institute for Medieval Research.

You will also have access to the University of Nottingham Researcher Academy. This will provide you with a network of researchers and staff to support you during your PhD, as well as training, placement and travel opportunities.

Master of Research - MRes

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