M.A. History

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR10950 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
Teesside University | Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Challenging and diverse, our flagship History programme builds on the Departmentís research strengths and has been designed to provide a thorough training in the study of history across a wide range of periods and themes.

Description of History


The MA History programme is offered by Teesside University.

You consider history from a variety of perspectives, including literature, architecture, design, media and heritage, to explore how people lived in the past and what factors shaped their environment, beliefs and culture. You can accumulate credit towards your chosen award at your own pace, and you can study towards a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or, on completion of a dissertation, an MA.

What you study

A small number of core modules provide the foundation for historical research. The programme fosters the integration of archival and secondary sources necessary for original research and writing. Negotiated learning modules also allow you to agree a course of study with specific learning objectives and a clearly defined assessment.

How you learn

At postgraduate level it is important that you take an active role in structuring your own learning experience, and also engage with the relevant methods and underpinning theories of the disciplines you encounter. At the same time we recognise that students embark on their study with different levels of skills and awareness of the discipline, especially in the case of mature students perhaps returning to study. The Research Skills and Methods module is designed to address these issues, involving a high degree of regular tutor contact, a firm foundation of research, interpretation and writing skills, as well as an introduction to a range of methodological approaches and historiographies.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 31 July
Tuition fee
  • EUR 10950 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 4590 Year (EEA)
Start date October  2016
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Core modules

  • Dissertation
  • Dissertation Feasibility Study
  • Negotiated Learning Module 1
  • Research Skills and Methods

and two optional modules from the range on offer

for further information contact the School of Arts & Media

Modules offered may vary.

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
180(Grade C)

Requirements for History

Applicants should normally have a first degree in history or another arts discipline, or have other relevant experience or equivalent qualifications. Tutors will be happy to discuss entry requirements on a flexible basis.

English Language Requirements

You must have a good level of English language as courses are delivered and assessed in English.

Minimum Entry Level

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL (Paper-based test): 575
  • TOEFL (Computer test): 230
  • TOEFL (Internet-based test): 89

Work Experience for History

No work experience is required.

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