Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or other humanities or social science discipline.

You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Contemporary politics shows that there is more need than ever for critical understanding of the formative political, social, economic and intellectual trends in American history.

This MA allows you to study the historical development of the United States from the first encounter between Europeans and Native Americans in the colonial period through to the end of the Cold War.

Teaching

You’ll be taught through seminars and individual tutorials.

Assessment

Assessment is by bibliographical and source-based exercises, written papers, oral presentation, and a 15,000 word dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
history.admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2552