Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate

History (Taught)

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Course summary

This course is a flexible and challenging masters, offering a range of potential specialist routes, such as Medieval and Early Modern, War and Conflict, Race and Gender, Country House, or a general History route. We offer a wide range of modules that draw on the strengths of our research active staff and the course aims to provide students with the skills to progress to higher research programmes. You can choose to undertake a placement related to your research interests, organised in collaboration with staff members, and drawn from our extensive network of regional contacts. Previous placements have included National Trust properties, the People's History Museum, and the Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre (Huddersfield). Features and Benefits

  • Academic expertise - work alongside leading researchers whose published work covers a wide range of geographical and chronological areas including: women and slavery in America, medieval crusades, Tudor religion, early modern politics and culture, crime and the Victorian city, terrorism and political violence, museums and public policy.
  • Industry connections - strong links with regional and national historians and archives.
  • Learn at the forefront of your discipline - taught by research-active and engaged tutors, who bring their ongoing research to the classroom.
  • Support for you - individual support throughout the course.
  • Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage - draw on the expertise of the Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage based in our department, where many of our academics are active researchers.
  • Hone your research skills – pursue your own original historical project that allows you to develop your research skills, with the aid of expert supervision.

Course details


Entry requirements

You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, or equivalent academic qualification. If you have a different background you may be admitted if you have proven experience in a relevant field. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For further information: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/
History at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS