The School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London brings together 9 internationally-renowned research institutes to form the UK's national centre for the support and promotion of research in the humanities.

Located in the heart of intellectual London in Bloomsbury - surrounded by University of London Colleges, including UCL, LSE, SOAS, Birkbeck, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Institute of Education as well as the British Museum and the British Library - SAS offers a unique scholarly community for postgraduate students in the humanities. Our students benefit from easy access to incredibly rich research resources including Senate House Library, the University of London's central library and one of the UK's biggest humanities research collections.

Seven of the School's institutes offer a range of taught Master's programmes and doctoral supervision in their areas of expertise in: History, Art history, French / German / Hispanic / Italian / Portuguese cultures and literatures, English Studies, Law, Politics and international development, Human rights, Commonwealth Studies, Latin American Studies, Refugee Studies, International corporate governance and financial regulation, and Taxation.


Funding

The School of Advanced Study run a number of scholarship and funding opportunities each year. In addition, the School's Institutes also offer a range of their own funding opportunities including bursaries and studentships.

Programmes taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MA

University of London, School of Advanced Study

This degree at the Warburg Institute aims to equip students for interdisciplinary research in Medieval and Renaissance studies and in the reception of the classical tradi ... [+]

About the degree

The Warburg Institute MA in Cultural, Intellectual and Visual History aims to equip students for interdisciplinary research in Medieval and Renaissance studies and in the reception of the classical tradition. Students will become part of an international community of scholars, working in a world-famous library. They will broaden their range of knowledge to include the historically informed interpretation of images and texts, art history, philosophy, history of science, literature, and the impact of religion on society. Students will improve their knowledge of Latin, French and Italian and will acquire the library and archival skills essential for research on primary texts.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
English
Full time
12 months
Campus
Read more in English
University of London, School of Advanced Study

The MA in Garden and Landscape History at the Institute of Historical Research will provide an academically rigorous environment in which students will develop their acad ... [+]

The MA in Garden and Landscape History at the Institute of Historical Research will provide an academically rigorous environment in which students will develop their academic research and writing skills, and gain a profound understanding of gardens and landscapes spanning the globe and the centuries.

This course will be particularly useful for graduates who have completed a first degree in a related subject, as well as for architects and landscape gardeners looking to deepen their subject knowledge or add an edge to their curriculum vitae.

Teaching will occur at the Institute of Historical Research, with a strong emphasis on tutor-student interaction in class. There will also be an emphasis on practical training, with sessions at museums and libraries, and visits to gardens in London. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
Request Info
English
Full time
Part time
12 months
Campus
Read more in English
University of London, School of Advanced Study
Address
London, England, United Kingdom
Website
Phone
+44 20 7862 8000