Manuscript Skills - Post Medieval Palaeography and Diplomatic, Certificate | Part time online | Aberystwyth University | United Kingdom
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Manuscript Skills - Post Medieval Palaeography and Diplomatic

5 months
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1015 GBP/full
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Aberystwyth University offers this Manuscript Skills - Post Medieval Palaeography and Diplomatic programme.

Overview

Key facts

Aberystwyth University's Manuscript Skills - Post Medieval Palaeography and Diplomatic module considers the historical development of handwriting (palaeography) in Britain between c1450 and c1800, the characteristics of specific types of script, the principles of transcription and other editorial methods, and the development of common form in formal documents (diplomatic).

Practical and technical skills in reading and transcription are developed through applying theory to practice in a wide range of manuscript material under careful guidance.

Programme Structure

After completing this short course you should be able to:
  • Identify and date different styles of handwriting in common use during the period c1450 to c1800;
  • Accurately read different styles of handwriting in common use during the period c1450 to c1800;
  • Transcribe documents written in archaic styles, applying appropriate editorial methods;
  • Calendar documents written in archaic styles, applying appropriate editorial methods;
  • Recognise and interpret 'common form' in a wide variety of documents;
  • Convert archaic dating practices to the modern historical equivalent.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

20 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Students taking this short course should have a keen interest in manuscript skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1015 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1015 GBP for the full programme during 5 months.
  • National

    1015 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1015 GBP for the full programme during 5 months.

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