Research course

Economic and Social History

University of York · Department of Economics and Related Studies
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Students must have a first degree at good honours standard (ie at least upper second class, or its equivalent). The subject of the first degree must be appropriate to the intended subject of research and should normally include courses in economics and/or economic and social history. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Modern economic and social history.
  • Courses tailored to needs and research interests of students.
  • Postgraduate work in Economic and Social History is devoted essentially to research and the preparation of dissertations.
  • The length of the MSc is one year.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 323759