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Modern History and Culture

Edge Hill University

12 months
13500 GBP/year
7000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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At Modern History and Culture from Edge Hill University you will deepen your understanding of the modern world, exploring how major historical developments and events have intersected with the lives of normal every-day people, shaping views, attitudes and cultures.  


Modern History and Culture from Edge Hill University is developing an enhanced appreciation of the methods, approaches and concerns that inform social and cultural history, including the use of historical archives, you will gain expertise in the specialist practical skills required of research-active, professional historians. You will also develop other transferable skills and enhance your employability by engaging in real-world public-facing tasks and activities.


Graduates in History with a higher degree find employment in a wide variety of careers such as teaching, arts organisation and management, the heritage industry, publishing, advertising, journalism, libraries and learning centres, and management/administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Approaches to Postgraduate Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Research Philosophies and Methodologies
  • The Victorian City: Image and Reality
  • Re-making the Nation: Propaganda, Culture and Identity in the Second World War 
  • Fictions of Class 1910-1965
  • Rhythm and Colour: Literature, Jazz and Art
  • The Pre-Raphaelites and Their Circle in Literature and Art 
  • Text Analysis in the Digital Humanities
  • Transgressive Women
  • Revenge in Theory and Practice 
  • Neo-Victorian Fiction
  • Violence and the Idea of the Middle East 
  • Existentialism and French Literature, 1930-1960 
  • Literature and Laughter 
  • Cultures of Memory 
  • Print and the People, 1850-1900 
  • History Independent Study Module 
  • Everything is Awesome! Enlightenment to Post-Romantic Children's Cultures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject.

  • Alternative professional qualifications and experience will also be considered, together with full and well-argued responses in your online application.
  • An interview forms part of the selection process. In exceptional circumstances, you may be requested to complete an entrance task, typically a critical review of a text.
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.

 Tuition fees for part-time study on this MA are £39 per credit for UK students. This is equivalent to £780 per 20 credit module.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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