Taught course

History

Institution
Sheffield Hallam University · History
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

To apply for a MPhil or PhD (subject to confirmation) we normally expect you to have • a masters degree in history or another appropriate discipline, plus • a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent Direct PhD registration may be permitted if you hold a masters degree, or an overseas masters degree of equivalent standard, which • is postgraduate according to the UK Quality Assurance Agency’s National Qualifications Framework • included training in research and a research-based project report/dissertation or equivalent If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 7.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 7.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

MPhil, PhD

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Embark on an intensive, supervised piece of investigative work and build your own original area of expertise. You choose from a wide range of research topics supported by a supervisory team and write an extended 80,000 word thesis. Your studies are supported by PhD seminars and training events, part of our vibrant humanities research culture.

Key points
• Build on previous academic or professional experience to develop your expertise.
• Benefit from the input of research-active staff.
• Take part in a vibrant research culture that includes training events and PhD seminars.
• Receive support in attending conferences, delivering papers and publishing your work.

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

MPhil

part time
84 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Development and Society
Email
admissions@shu.ac.uk
Phone
0114 225 5555
Fax
0114 225 3669