Research course


Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of History
MA by research

Entry requirements

2:1 in a relevant subject or overseas equivalent, or relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area.

If you are interested in applying, please visit our how to apply page where you can find general information on the application process and access the online application form.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is intended to give you scope to explore your area of interest in depth, test out a possible research topic, and learn the skills
of extended scholarly writing. Students write a research dissertation (maximum 40,000 words) which is supervised on a one-to-one basis.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration

MA by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1784 443311