History, M.Litt.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    12680 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    4540 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #175 (WUR) ,
The MLitt is a tailor-made programme with taught and research-based elements. It provides an ideal opportunity for the detailed study of specific periods or themes and is well suited as preparation for PhD research.

About

Dissertation supervision is available in the following areas:

  • Classical
  • Medieval and early modern medicine
  • Death and burial
  • Early medieval Britain and Europe
  • Gender
  • Women’s history and the history of sexuality
  • Historical demography
  • History of ideas
  • History of psychiatry
  • National identity
  • Inter-ethnic relations and border issues
  • Politics
  • International relations and the impact of war
  • Urban history
  • Urban culture

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in history or a related discipline.

International Students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 5 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12680 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12680 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4540 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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