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Dissertation supervision is available in the following areas:
* Medieval and early modern medicine
* Death and burial
* Early medieval Britain and Europe
* Womens history and the history of sexuality
* Historical demography
* History of ideas
* History of psychiatry
* National identity
* Inter-ethnic relations and border issues
* International relations and the impact of war
* Urban history
* Urban culture
The MLitt incorporates a formal research training component where you will develop your research skills and methodologies (20 credits). You also complete a number of detailed research assignments chosen according to your interests and experience (80 credits), and undertake a dissertation of 16,000-24,000 words consisting of a sustained piece of original research (80 credits). Study consists mainly of seminars, tutorials and independent learning supported by research training.
You may also attend seminars from postgraduate taught modules (without assessment), in agreement with your supervisor and the relevant module leaders.
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in history or a related discipline.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 69 or equivalent.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.