Research course

Twentieth Century British History

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of History
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

An honours degree in a relevant subject is normally required. Significant interest and experience in the research area may also be taken into account.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Twentieth century Britain is one of the most exciting areas of modern history. With new documents being released every year and new archives being added to all the time, new researchers are finding an incredible range of topics to explore, examine and reassess. Ideal for those interested in questions about Britain’s recent past, this course is designed to develop skills in critical analysis and academic research, enabling you to acquire research skills and to understand and apply research methodologies to the study of twentieth century British history.

The degree consists of four elements which make a total of 180 credits:

  • 20,000 word thesis (120 credits)
  • Historical Methods (20 credits)
  • Approaches to 20th Century British History (20 credits)
  • Research Skills Training (20 credits)

The courses are assessed in various ways – by examination, coursework and attendance.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,121 FT - £2,061 PT
International students
£13,680 FT

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www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005