Taught course

British History

Institution
Newcastle University · School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in history or a related subject such as politics, economics, English or sociology. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our British History MA is the only one of its kind in the UK. It provides you with the opportunity to study the political, social, economic and cultural history of the British Isles. We offer intensive teaching in the methodologies and concepts used by historians.

The course covers a wide range of British history from early medieval to modern periods and includes historical methodology and concepts, ideas and influences, reform and reaction.

There is flexibility in the choice of taught modules to allow you to be able to study the periods of history and subjects that most interest you. For the part-time route the selection of modules to take and their timing will be decided in consultation with the Degree Programme Director. We offer an optional independent study project as well as the compulsory dissertation.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 5 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Sandra Fletcher, School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Email
pg.historical@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7966