|Application deadline:||as early as possible|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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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.
Duration and mode of study
One year full-time or two years part-time.
Teaching and assessment methods
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.
* Issues in the Humanities (Humanism, Vision and Visuality, Gender, Colonialism/Postcolonialism)
* Research Skills (IT skills, bibliography, academic writing, presentation skills
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:
* American Studies
* Creative Writing
* Economic and Social History
* Film Studies
* Holocaust Studies
* Medieval Studies
* Medical Humanities
* Modern Languages
* Regional Studies
* Urban Studies
* Womens Studies