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

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Modern History Masters at Glasgow brings together social and political historians, active in research on topics from the French Revolution to refugees in the 20th century. The programme provides you with thorough research training and a wide set of transferable skills in the conception, design and execution of a research project.

  • Members of the Centre for Gender History, the Centre for War Studies and the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies are all leaders in their fields.
  • History at Glasgow is joint 4th in the UK for research excellence and impact (REF 2014).

  • Glasgow is an outstanding resource hub for the study of Modern 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 have a dynamic and supportive research environment, where you’re encouraged to take part in many research-led initiatives such as seminar programmes.

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

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

The Masters in Modern History provides you with thorough research training, an outstanding learning experience, and a wide set of transferable skills in the conception, design and execution of a research project.

Course contact details

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