Applicants should have received or expect to receive an undergraduate degree in any relevant arts, humanities and social science field. At a minimum, we normally require a 2:1 honours degree (from UK universities); a 3.4 GPA (from US universities), or the equivalent from other international institutions.
Months of entry
Join our flexible online history masters programme and study with one of the world’s most prestigious universities at a pace that suits you and fits around your ongoing work or personal commitments. Our innovative online MSc in History allows students across the world to take advantage of the remarkable range of historical expertise available at the University of Edinburgh and to study towards an internationally recognised graduate qualification, without the disruption or expense of relocation.
Flexible study options
Careers and further study
Compulsory courses for the MSc:
Optional courses may include:
: Athens of the North - The Origins and Ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment
Information for international students
For students whose first language is not English, detailed information about required English language qualifications can be found on our website.
Fees and funding
Any student in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is eligible to apply for scholarships within the School and University. For more information contact the University’s scholarship and funding service on firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||120|
|Dissertation||60 (15,000 words)|
Course contact details
- Lindsay Scott
- 0131 650 9948
- 0131 651 3070