Undergraduate courses

Medieval studies are embedded across many undergraduate degrees in several subject areas at the University of Leicester, as featured below, and many students choose to follow a ‘medieval pathway’ through their degree course.

English

Students will encounter Old English as well as the language and literature of the later middle ages and the age of Chaucer and his contemporaries. Find out more about English degrees at Leicester.

History

Students can study the history of Anglo-Saxon England, the Crusades or the society of later medieval England, and can learn how to ‘read’ a medieval landscape. Find out more about History degrees at Leicester.

Archaeology and Ancient History

Students can learn about Early Christian Europe or North Africa in Late Antiquity. Find out more about Archaeology and Ancient History degrees at Leicester.

History of Art

Students can explore the core topics of medieval sculpture and the art of Rome and Florence in the 15th century. Find out more about History of Art degrees at Leicester.