Edge Hill University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Modern History & Culture (Taught)

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Course summary

Immersing you in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries, this taught Masters degree provides an advanced insight into modern and contemporary history, with a particular focus on the social and cultural history of the past 200 years. You will deepen your understanding of the modern world, exploring how major historical developments and events have intersected with the lives of normal every-day people, shaping views, attitudes and cultures. Developing an enhanced appreciation of the methods, approaches and concerns that inform social and cultural history, including the use of historical archives, you will gain expertise in the specialist practical skills required of research-active, professional historians. You will also develop other transferable skills and enhance your employability by engaging in real-world public-facing tasks and activities.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of assignments which, depending on the modules you choose, may include essays, critical reviews, presentations, blog posts, online articles, other research-based projects and a dissertation. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.


How to apply

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject. Alternative professional qualifications and experience will also be considered, together with full and well-argued responses in your online application. An interview forms part of the selection process. In exceptional circumstances, you may be requested to complete an entrance task, typically a critical review of a text.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7000 Whole course
Scotland £7000 Whole course
Wales £7000 Whole course
International £13500 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Modern History & Culture at Edge Hill University - UCAS