British History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 13980
    Tuition (Year)
    6000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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Our British History MA is the only one of its kind in the UK. It provides you with the opportunity to study the political, social, economic and cultural history of the British Isles. We offer intensive teaching in the methodologies and concepts used by historians.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The course covers a wide range of British history from early medieval to modern periods and includes historical methodology and concepts, ideas and influences, reform and reaction.

There is flexibility in the choice of taught modules to allow you to be able to study the periods of history and subjects that most interest you. For the part-time route the selection of modules to take and their timing will be decided in consultation with the Degree Programme Director. We offer an optional independent study project as well as the compulsory dissertation.

Delivery

You will take compulsory modules in British History and choose the remaining credits from MA modules within the School of History Classics and Archaeology, or another School that is of interest and relevance.

Alternatively you may wish to incorporate one or more independent study modules into your course, allowing you maximum flexibility to pursue your own interests. It is also possible to study an additional language as part of your skills enhancement, at a range of levels from beginners to advanced.

The taught modules are delivered through a combination of:
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • individual tutorials
  • self-directed learning

Programme Structure

  • The Practice of History
  • Pathway in British History
  • Research Skills and Dissertation Training
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

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Academic Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in history or a related subject such as:

  • politics
  • economics
  • English
  • sociology

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications.

International Students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in all sub-skills)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 13980 International
  • GBP 6000 EEA
  • Part time: £3,000
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