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Medieval Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #30 (BCR) Vancouver, Canada
Through a study of the medieval period, you can come to an understanding of a civilization as a whole in both its unity and diversity. The Medieval Studies program from University of British Columbia teaches you to critically evaluate the use of the past in the present and provide a necessary corrective to our culturally ingrained misconceptions about the medieval and pre-modern world.
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Overview

The Medieval Studies program from University of British Columbia is an interdisciplinary study of the medieval period. You can develop a coherent understanding of the civilization as a whole in both its unity and diversity. You can select a Major or Minor in Medieval Studies.

UBC has study exchange programs with many universities in Europe, including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Students can study in a region related to their interests for up to two terms, and earn credits for their UBC degree.

Your future

A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World History to Oceanic Contact
  • Golden Age of Athens
  • Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome
  • History of Music 
  • Introduction to Medieval Studies
  • Ancient Rome
  • Art in Europe to the Sixteenth Century
  • Greek Philosophy 
  • European Literature from the 14th to the 16th Century
  • Topics in Japanese Cultural History I: Aristocrats and Warriors

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Completion of the IB Diploma with competitive scores, including at least three Higher Level courses and additional points for Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge.
  • Completion of Standard Level or Higher Level English A at a minimum score of 3, where English is the primary language of instruction. (If you are an international student with a score of less than 3 in IB English A [SL or HL], or you are taking English B [SL or HL], you may be eligible for UBC Vantage One programs.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9516 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38051 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5399 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Vancouver

  • 1590 - 2690 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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