Taught course

Early Modern History

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MLittPGDip

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.

You’ll also need to submit a short (one paragraph) statement of interest in this programme.

For any questions on entry requirements, please contact pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Early Modern History Masters focuses on the late 15th to late 18th centuries, looking at the social, political and cultural history of Scotland, England, France, Scandinavia, the Low Countries, Italy and North America.

  • Glasgow is home to the Glasgow Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies.

  • Glasgow is an outstanding resource hub for the study of History. On campus, the University Library holds superb printed and manuscript collections from the medieval to the present. You can also use the Baillie Collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history. The University’s Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery provides access to primary source materials in fields such as fine art, numismatics and ethnography. The city is home to world-class museums and galleries, the Mitchell Library and Glasgow Women’s Library.
  • We are a dynamic and supportive research community, where you’re encouraged to take part in many research-led initiatives such as seminar programmes, reading and research groups.

Find out more about core and optional courses

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £17620

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
Stephen.Marritt@glasgow.ac.uk