Entry requirements

A first-class BA 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

This course is excellent preparation for a PhD degree in history. You can further your interests, broaden your knowledge and at the same time hone your research skills. As well as specific research training in history, you’ll also gain a broad range of transferable skills that will be of value to employers outside academia.

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.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,000
International students
£16,800

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