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Course summary

Our MA course will allow you to build upon existing historical interests, while also acquiring new expertise in a range of exciting historical topics. At the same time, the course places great weight on key research techniques, helping you to develop and enhance the skills that historians use when approaching the past. Why study this course with us? The MA in History is taught by a range of different historians, all of whom possess expertise in the latest historical theories and approaches. Our academics also have broad chronological and geographical interests, which help to make this both a stimulating and varied course. You will be able to dip into the history of the Medieval and Early Modern periods or, if you so wish, explore more recent examples of the past. British, wider European and American history also feature prominently in the course, which confirms the Department’s belief in exploring the multiplicity and variety of history.

Assessment method

Assessment for the core and optional modules is via written coursework of approximately 4,000 words, comprising essays, literature reviews, reports and oral presentations. Your Research Dissertation will be approximately 16,000 words in length.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in history or any relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification is required. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully. International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

Fees and funding

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History at University of Chester - UCAS