Taught course

Holocaust and Genocide (by Research)

Nottingham Trent University · School of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

A UK honours (minimum 2.2) degree in a relevant subject.

We are pleased to consider a range of topic but applicants are advised to email us in advance so we can match your interest with staff expertise. Applicants must also submit a 300 word outline of their proposed research area / project.

Applicants from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This course allows graduates to pursue research in the field of Holocaust and Genocide studies. The degree comprises independent research and a course designed to develop knowledge of key research skills and practices.ou will have the unique opportunity to collaborate in research with the National Holocaust Centre and Museum, based in Nottinghamshire.

You will be active within regional and national Holocaust memory networks and have the chance to present your work at our History Postgraduate Conference, and a range of other conferences around the region.

You will also benefit from participation in Holocaust related teaching sessions on our MA History course.

Award degrees are available in the following subject areas:

  • Holocaust Studies
  • Holocaust and Memory
  • Post Holocaust Genocide
  • Genocide Studies
  • Comparative Genocide
  • Film, Literature and Genocide.

Information for international students

International students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in speaking and listening.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)115 848 2999