Dr Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo - Programme Leader
Dr Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo is a Senior Lecturer in Medieval History in the School of History and Heritage. She specialises in the cultural history of the medieval Western Mediterranean, with a particular focus on the Iberian Peninsula. Her main areas of research include the History of Emotions, the study of medieval social communication and cultural networks, along with interfaith collaborations and political agreements.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
"I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the University of Lincoln. The range of module options allowed me to tailor my course to complement my research interests. Having the chance to develop skills in Latin and palaeography, as well as learning how to use archives at Lincoln Cathedral, proved invaluable. With support and encouragement from the Medieval Studies Research Group, I organised the first student-led Medieval symposium in the College of Arts. The process of this was a brilliant experience that drastically increased my confidence in sharing ideas in an academic forum."Hannah Mackenzie, MA Medieval Studies graduate.
Our MA programme relies on the research expertise and collaboration of members of our Medieval Studies Research Group.
We have a strong relationship with the wider scholarly and professional community including the Wren library in Lincoln Cathedral and archives, with whom we collaborate in our teaching and research. We also collaborate closely with a number of organisations including:
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
The School of History and Heritage is pleased to be able to offer up to three bursaries, by competition, to University of Lincoln students and alumni who wish to undertake one of the MA degree programmes offered by the School (MA History, MA Medieval Studies, or MA Conservation of Cultural Heritage).
For full details and information on how to apply, visit The School of History and Heritage MA Bursary.
Please note that international applications for taught postgraduate programmes starting in September 2022 have now closed.
This Programme offers a range of opportunities for you to develop as a scholar and to become an active member of both our Postgraduate cohort and ‘One Community’ at Lincoln.
You will be invited to attend research seminars and activities delivered by both internal and external speakers, including the University’s Annual Medieval Studies Lecture. In some years the School of History and Heritage’s Visiting Professor in Medieval History provides an annual seminar, lecture, or masterclass for graduate students in Medieval Studies. Other visiting lecturers, from the UK, Europe, and North America, have also previously given lectures and seminars for students. We also organise a ‘Medieval Week’, which includes a range of public events and lectures delivered by internationally recognised scholars in the field of Medieval Studies.
Our School benefits from its own Medieval Studies Research Group, where students can access support and engage with a wider scholarly and professional community.
We will also encourage you to attend extra-curricular activities, such as reading groups, where you will have the opportunity to discuss ideas and share knowledge with your peers, as well as with PhD students, Postdoctoral researchers, and staff in the School.
There are no formal interviews but students interested in taking the course will be invited to have an informal conversation with the programme leader, if this is possible, or to have a conversation via email.
This course aims to develop the critical understanding and extensive analytical skills that may be particularly beneficial to careers in the heritage sector, museums, and teaching. Some graduates go on to continue their study at doctoral level.
The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing your course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual and website resources for the following two years. This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise your future opportunities. The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
The MA by Research is designed to enable students to advance their knowledge in a particular field of conservation.
Conservation of Cultural Heritage enables students to gain hands-on experience while being taught by experts in the field.
Studying history can help us understand change and enhance our understanding of the modern world.
At Lincoln, we strive to make sure our student experience is engaging, supportive, and academically challenging. That is why, in response to the issues presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been prioritising face-to-face teaching sessions for our new and returning students in areas where they are the most valuable, such as seminars, tutorials, workshops, and lab and practical sessions. Additional online opportunities have been introduced where they support learning and have been shown to be successful and popular with our current students.
Safety remains a key focus. We are fully prepared to adapt our plans if changes in Government guidance makes this necessary, and we will endeavour to keep current and prospective students informed. For more information about how we are working to keep our community safe, please visit our coronavirus web pages.