Normally a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in History or a related discipline such as (Archaeology, Ancient History, Classics, Modern History, Medieval Studies or Latin), with a minimum 2.1 grade in the undergraduate dissertation.
Early Modern History; Maritime History; Medical History; War and Society pathway
Months of entry
As one of the largest History Departments in the UK we are able to offer a depth of subject expertise rarely matched by other institutions. there are four named pathways; Early Modern History; Maritime history; Medical History and War and Society pathway.
Research is at the heart of History and students are encouraged to come to Departmental Research Seminars and become an active part of wider research community. Our research centres regularly hold seminars and other research events which MA students are welcome to attend.
The current research centres include:
- Centre for Early Modern Studies
- Centre for Imperial and Global History
- Centre for Maritime Historical Studies
- Centre for War, State and Society
- Centre for Medical History
- Centre for Medieval Studies
- Institute of Cornish Studies
Information for international students
We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community.
Fees and funding
The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit our website for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- College of Humanities Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0)1392 725306