Entry requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline. Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) may be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

This MA in History will be of interest to both recent graduates and those wishing to return to study in higher education.

The MA in History offers postgraduates the opportunity to engage with various periods of early modern and modern history. Working alongside leading academics students are encouraged to engage with subject areas of their choice.

The programme is delivered through a series of core and additional modules

Core

  • Engaging History
  • Object of History
  • Seminar Series

Additional

  • A nation of pirates: English piracy and privateering, 1570-1620
  • The Court of Charles I
  • Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland
  • Crime and punishment and the Victorian era
  • Political cartooning and radical protest, c. 1830-1930
  • Great hatred, little room - Modern Ireland, 1789-2009
  • Nationalism in Modern Europe
  • Cultural Diplomacy
  • Public engagement - Inclusion, education and campaigns for social change
  • American Foreign Relations
  • Britain in Global Politics

Why do a MA in History?

The History MA builds on the skills of thinking, evaluation and writing that we stress at undergraduate level. Additionally, it will deepen the skills needed to analyse data and documentation and develop individual skills of writing, oral participation and presentation. Each graduate is monitored by a supervisor who offers professional advice and guidance.

Information for international students

http://www.hope.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,200
International students
£11,400

http://www.hope.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    27 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    27 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment67
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
UK Student Recruitment
Email
enquiry@hope.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 151 291 3111