Taught course


University of Exeter · History

Entry requirements

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


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. 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:

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.

Visit our website for details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support.

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
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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


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

College of Humanities Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0)1392 725306