Our MA History course presents an exciting opportunity for you to study new areas of historical investigation and to embark on your own primary research within an area of your choice. Although this is a taught postgraduate course, it still has the challenges of a research degree. Therefore it is an ideal course for those who wish to pursue a historical interest beyond undergraduate level or as preparation in research skills for those aspiring to undertake a PhD study. Throughout the course you will actively research, interpret, analyse, and write alongside our team of experts. The course is structured thematically around the core principles of historical study allowing you to gain the ability to apply this practical structure to your own unique historical interest area.Teaching on the course directly reflects the world-leading research expertise of our staff that includes; medieval and early modern British and European history; modern and contemporary history; public history; and global history.
See a full list of modules on our website.
Assessment on the course involves course work, report writing, presentations and group work. There are also class tests, critical reviews, and critical bibliographies to prepare. There are no formal examinations on the course.
A good Honours (minimum 2.2) degree in history or a related subject. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.
Fees and funding
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Arts and Humanities Research Council awards may also be available.