Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in a History-related discipline, with a minimum 2:1 grade in the undergraduate dissertation. Exceptions may be made for students with relevant experience or qualifications depending on the submission of written work and/or interview. Students with Combined Honours degrees must have studied at least 1/3 of their degree in History-related modules or have some cognate experience in Economic and Social History, Medieval Studies, Classics and Ancient History, Latin, English, Sociology, Politics, International Relations, Economics, Human Geography or related subjects.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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. This means that we can offer a breadth of study with a large chronological range from medieval to modern covering global history from Britain, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia. Our students have excellent access to top academics in specialist fields, including one to one supervision sessions.

Within the department we have experts in topics including economic and social history, political history and religious and cultural history, which link to our six dedicated research centres. There are distinct opportunities on this course including, a supervised independent study module to enable you to follow your own interests.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,300 (full-time) £4,150 (part-time)
International students
£17,700 (full-time)

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 are now available for Masters degrees. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in Autumn 2019.

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Humanities Postgraduate Administrator
Email
humanities-pgadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725306