Candidates should have a minimum of a lower second class honours degree in history, or a related discipline. International students should have the equivalent from their home University. Candidates wishing to proceed to a PhD, need an upper second class honours degree.
Months of entry
Course contentStudents take two core modules (Research Methods and Social Theory for Historians ), and two optional modules which may be selected from any MA taught within the School of Historical Studies; and also write a dissertation of 20,000 words. Students wishing to study medieval history, take a dedicated module for medieval historians in place of one of the options.
Fees and fundingStudents may apply for AHRC funding.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||67|
|Dissertation||33 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- The Postgraduate Secretary
- +44 (0) 116 252 2378
- +44 (0) 116 252 5769