History, M.Phil.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #161 (QS) ,
Many of the research opportunities in history are interdisciplinary and are available for most periods of history and in most geographical regions. MPhil/PhD supervision is normally available in the following subject areas: Classical, medieval and early modern medicine, Death and burial, Gender, women’s history and the history of sexuality, Historical demography, History of ideas, History of psychiatry, Early medieval Britain and Europe, National identity, inter-ethnic relations and border issues, Politics, international relations and the impact of war, Urban history and urban culture.

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Many of the research opportunities in history are interdisciplinary and are available for most periods of history and in most geographical regions. MPhil/PhD supervision is normally available in the following subject areas: Classical, medieval and early modern medicine, Death and burial, Gender, women’s history and the history of sexuality, Historical demography, History of ideas, History of psychiatry, Early medieval Britain and Europe, National identity, inter-ethnic relations and border issues, Politics, international relations and the impact of war, Urban history and urban culture.

Programme Structure

Our postgraduates enjoy a research environment in which ambitious and original ideas can flourish and they take part in the School’s research seminar series, lunchtime Postgraduate Forum seminars, and annual postgraduate conference which is organised by postgraduate students. The Postgraduate Forum also runs its own peer-reviewed e-journal. In addition, our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School organises a comprehensive training programme for postgraduate students that covers research techniques, professional/key skills and provides support for personal development.

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
  • Credits
    60 ECTS 120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject. PhD applicants should have a relevant master's degree, or international equivalent.

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

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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