Entry requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in History or a related subject. For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 6.0) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years. Pre-sessional courses in English are available. If you’re a national of an English speaking country recognised by UK Visa and Immigrations (please check most up-to-date list on the Home Office website) or you have successfully completed an academic qualification (at least equivalent to a UK bachelor's degree) in any of these countries, then you do not need to present any additional evidence. If you are from a country not recognised as an English speaking country by the United Kingdom Visa and Immigration (UKVI), please check our English requirements before making your application

Months of entry


Course content

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to an advanced level study of history, while deepening your historical understanding and awareness .

You are offered a wide choice of classes as well as a rigorous training in historical reserach methods and sources. You can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoritical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range. There is also the possibility of specialising in a particular area such as

- international relations history in the 19th and 20th centuries

- early modern Scottish history

There is a wide choice of classes within a flexible curriculum

he programme offers rigorous training in historical research methods and sources, and a wide choice of classes. Students can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range, while there is also the possibility of specialising in a particular 'stream' or period. MSc students also write a dissertation.

Information for international students

http://www.strath.ac.uk/admissions/postgraduatetaught/ http://www.strath.ac.uk/sees/infoint/

Fees and funding

UK students
International students




Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Course contact details

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