Taught course

MA Modern British History

University of East Anglia · School of History

Entry requirements

Degree Subject History or a related subject

Degree Classification UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent

Special Entry Requirements Applicants must submit a sample of written work (in English). This should be a typed essay on a historical subject, 2-3,000 words long, preferably a photocopy of an assessment marked by a tutor, complete with critical comments and a percentage or grade. The essay should address a specific question, and must demonstrate an ability to construct a historical argument, familiarity with the conventions of academic writing, and competence in English.

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Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Modern British History is a rigorous, exciting and broad-ranging programme, which allows students to explore their own research interests. Students will be taught and supervised by one of the largest concentrations of Modern British historians in the country, who have expertise in political, diplomatic, economic, social, gender and cultural history. The breadth and depth of their research is reflected in the programme, which encourages scholarly debate and independent research.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
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