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

Historians have long been fascinated by modernity and the societies to which it gave rise.

The MA Modern History explores these changes, allowing you to explore the political cleavages and cultural uncertainty unleashed by the great revolutions, the mobilisations and resistance of the two world wars, and the transnational forces of empire and globalisation.

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, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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