To provide through the compulsory core courses a coherent framework for multidisciplinary study of the humanities (including a thorough training in research skills and IT) and, through the options and dissertation, to tailor the rest of the course to the students needs.
This MA course offers a full practical and theoretical foundation for independent research in the Humanities.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
Core modules are taught in the early evening to encourage part-time participation. Most teaching is done in seminar groups. Assessment is by essays, a presentation, an IT project and a dissertation.
Home/EU: £4,795 International: £11,450
There is a large range of option modules, some designed specifically for this course, and some shared with other MAs in the College of Arts, Humanities and Law. Students may take option modules from any MA in the College provided they are qualified to undertake the work.
Subject-specific pathways are available, e.g. MA in History of Art and Humanities. Other pathways include:
At least a good second-class Honours degree (normally an upper second) or its equivalent in a relevant discipline; some option modules may require a first degree in a related topic.
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English, and who have not lived in a country where the first language is English for at least three years immediately before the start of their course, need to satisfy the University´s English language requirement.
As well as the internationally-known IELTS and TOEFL tests, the University also accepts many other English language qualifications.
The English Language Programme for International Students
If you do not yet meet our English requirements we can help you to improve your English to the necessary standard. The University´s English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help campus-based students with the English you need for your studies.
No work experience is required.
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