Taught course

Social History

Leeds Beckett University · Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Humanities, Social Sciences, Law or Human Geography, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Months of entry


Course content

Examine the approaches and methods used by historians, and develop your knowledge of historical trends, processes and events of the past 300 years.

You will have the opportunity to explore a range of social and cultural developments in the history of Britain, Europe and the wider world. Whether working in small groups or individually, you will be guided by an expert teaching team throughout your course. Their historical research in areas such as urban history, the history of crime, environmental history, imperialism, sexuality and gender, migration, popular culture and social movements is of an international standing and will feed into your learning.

Your teaching team will give you the platform to reflect on historical interpretations of the past and also the skills and confidence to conduct your own independent research.

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113