Taught course

History by Research

Sheffield Hallam University · History
MA by research

Entry requirements

Typically you need a history degree 2.1 or above. If your degree is in an unrelated subject and 2.1 or above, we will consider you on individual merit.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Learn to deploy ideas and information to show conceptual grasp and to shape argument
  • Work towards a 30,000 word dissertation on a topic agreed between you and your supervisor
  • Study on a course that is ideal if you want to pursue a specific topic or research area in detail

The course is designed to support students who wish to independently research in-depth a particular historical topic of interest.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Faculty of Development and Society
+44 (0)114 225 5555