Taught course

History: Imperialism and Culture

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Development and Society

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 honours degree or above in history or a field of the arts, humanities or social sciences. We also consider strongly committed applicants with different qualifications or professional qualifications and relevant experience. Students from overseas need certified competence in English language in one of the following forms • British Council IELTS test band 6.5 • UCLES (Cambridge Exams Board) pass at Certificate of Proficiency in English or Certificate in Advanced English, or an A or B grade pass at First Certificate in English plus a further year’s English study • TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based). Equivalent to 233 computer-based score / 91 internet-based score.

Months of entry

January, May

Course content

Examine the relationship between imperialism and culture, and its legacy in the post-colonial era, on this distance learning course. You are encouraged to critically interrogate the concepts, theories and current key debates surrounding this compelling subject in order to develop an advanced understanding of its cultural significance.

Key points
• Study the cultures of imperialism and their impact on the post-colonial era.
• Join students from around the world, including North America, Europe and the Far East.
• Learn with bespoke module booklets that contain expert analyses, guided exercises, extracts and documents and guides to further reading.
• Stay in contact with lecturers via e-mail and phone and an annual weekend conference.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Development and Society
+44 (0)114 225 5555