We also welcome applicants who do not have a degree but who can show enthusiasm and competence by having attended relevant certificated courses, by submitting published work or by writing qualifying essays to a first degree standard.
Months of entry
You will develop a thorough grounding in research methods and learn about the key theoretical traditions that have influenced the writing of history in the 20th century through our core options of Historical Research Methods and History and Social Theory. Our range of option modules within Medieval, Early Modern and Modern History will allow you to gain an in-depth knowledge of a number of specific aspects of the past.
This degree will equip you with the necessary training and experience to continue research at doctoral level and will enhance your attractiveness to employers. You will be encouraged to develop an independent approach to research and critical reflection.
Our MA is divided equally between two core research training modules and two option modules selected from a list, plus a 15,000-20,000 word dissertation. The course can also be studied part-time over two years.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
Fees and funding
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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
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