Entry requirements

A 2.2 Degree in History or a related subject such as: Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, Foreign Language with Literature content Law, Literature, Politics or Sociology.

Will consider applicants with an unrelated degree but relevant work experience in for example museums or libraries.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA War, Culture and Society raises urgent questions about why societies go to war, and the impact on individuals and communities. Drawing on our expertise in disciplines such as psychoanalytic studies, law, government, literature, sociology and history, you have the option to tailor your degree based on your interests choosing from a range of optional modules. You can explore a number of topics including, but not limited to:

  • The effects of violence and psychological trauma
  • The role of women during times of conflict
  • The context of the refugee experience
  • History of medicine
  • How wartime service remembered and commemorated
  • Legacies of War, Holocaust, Occupation and Collaboration in Post-1945 Europe
  • The Cold War and the remaking of British Citizenship, 1945-89
  • War, literature and gender

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Fees will increase for each academic year of study. Please see our website for up to date fees.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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