A minimum 2:1 Honours degree in history or a related subject. Applicants without an Honours degree can be considered on prior experiential learning on an individual basis, via the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)/Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) mechanism (University regulations will apply). The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
All applicants for research degrees must submit an online application accompanied by a research proposal which will be considered by the Faculty Research Programmes Committee (FRPC). For further information please visit our Graduate Research Office pages.
Months of entry
January, October, April
The MA by Research in History is your opportunity to to conduct in-depth research on a topic of your choice, relative to an area of staff expertise, and produce a dissertation of 25,000 words. This piece of original research will be based on primary sources. You will demonstrate an awareness of the associated historiography and an understanding of the relevant methodological or theoretical concepts.
For more information on the course, teaching and career prospects please see the website.
Information for international students
International applicants will need a good command of English – the minimum equivalent of an IELTS score of 6.5, or IBT TOEFL 86, depending on the course you are studying.
Fees and funding
For full funding information please see the website.
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Enquiries and Admissions Unit
- 03455 76 77 78