University of Leicester

Master in History - Máster en Historia

University of Leicester
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Leicester
  • Precio:
    UK and EU Students: £7,500 / International Students: £14,105
  • Comienzo:
    Octubre 2017
  • Lugar:
    College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
    4th & 11th Floor, Attenborough Tower, University R
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master in History.
  • Otras Convocatorias:


    The MA in History provides you with the opportunity to pursue an extensive range of historical topics and will equip you with advanced research skills. The course will allow you to expand the breadth of your historical knowledge by selecting from options which have a wide chronological range and international scope.

    You will develop a thorough grounding in research methods and learn about the key theoretical traditions that have influenced the writing of history in the 20th century through our core options of Historical Research Methods and History and Social Theory. Our range of option modules within Medieval, Early Modern and Modern History will allow you to gain an in-depth knowledge of a number of specific aspects of the past.

    This degree will equip you with the necessary training and experience to continue research at doctoral level and will enhance your attractiveness to employers. You will be encouraged to develop an independent approach to learning and critical reflection.

    Our MA is divided equally between two core research training modules and two option modules selected from a list, plus a 15,000-20,000 word dissertation. The course can also be studied part-time over two years.

    The information included on this webpage is indicative of the courses provided by the University of Leicester. Due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website and Terms and Conditions for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information before submitting an application.


    2:1 degree in history or another relevant discipline.

    We also welcome applicants who do not have a degree but who can show enthusiasm and competence by having attended relevant certificated courses, by submitting published work or by writing qualifying essays to a first degree standard.

    English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.


    Semester 1

    Core module:

    Historical Research Methods

    Option module, choose one option module from:

    Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent
    Patients and Practitioners: Responding to Illness in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750
    After the Holocaust: History and Memory in Postwar Germany
    Conservation, Heritage, and Planning
    Urban Topography: Image and Reality, 1540-1840
    Global Cities: The View from Asia
    The Victorian City: Past, Present, and Future?
    Heritage in the Workplace
    Conservation in Practice
    The Local Identities and Palaeography of Early Modern England, 1500-1700
    Understanding English and Welsh Communities and Cultures, 1800-2000
    Field Course

    Semester 2

    Core module:

    History and Social Theory

    Plus your Dissertation

    Option modules, choose one option module from:

    Anglo-Saxon England and the Continent
    Political Leadership in Twentieth-Century Britain
    Patients and Practitioners: Responding to Illness in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750
    White Supremacy: Rhetoric and Reality in the USA

    Salidas profesionales

    Our MA course will offer you a very strong competitive advantage and career choices and your future salary can be considerably enhanced by postgraduate qualifications.

    A postgraduate degree in history provides you with a wide range of skills including:

    critical analysis of textual, visual, and material evidence
    statistical analysis and database design
    advanced written and oral presentation skills
    time management and independent working on a large-scale research project.

    As a postgraduate student in the school, you will also have the opportunity to plan meetings and conferences, as well as possible opportunities for teaching and demonstrating to undergraduate students.


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