Taught course

History

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Faculty of History and Social Science
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Usually the equivalent of a UK Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant subject discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Taking your MA in History at Royal Holloway means that you will have maximum flexibility to fully tailor your degree to your own areas of interest. Our internationally renowned academics, who are at the forefront of research and methodological innovation, will inspire and challenge you. On graduation you will have a balance of theories, concepts and practical skills, making this degree ideal if you are looking to develop your career in areas that involve the professional creation, evaluation and dissemination of knowledge or wish to progress towards a PhD in History.

Depending on your individual interests your bespoke course can have either a broad or concentrated focus. The courses available cover gender and cultural history, British, European and World history, as well as Hellenic studies. You will also take wide-ranging methodology and research skills training courses which provide instruction in historical research, help with practical skills such as chairing and working in groups and briefings on the applications of history in the job market.

We are one of the largest and liveliest History departments in the UK yet our size is not at the cost of anonymity; you will receive our individual attention and become part of our close-knit post graduate community.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,000
International students
£14,500

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Dan Stone
Email
d.stone@rhul.ac.uk
Phone
01784 443310
Fax
01784 433032