Taught course

History

Institution
University of Leicester · School of Historical Studies
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

Students 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 funding

Students may apply for AHRC funding.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment67
Dissertation33 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
The Postgraduate Secretary
Email
historypg@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 116 252 2378
Fax
+44 (0) 116 252 5769