12 months
20000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Join the Economic and Social History programme at The University of Exeter and train in social science research techniques to enable you to undertake cutting-edge research.

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  • Gain core academic, personal and key skills that are both relevant and transferable to employment
  • Draw on the expertise of highly respected research centres at the forefront of their respective disciplines
  • Take part in joint seminar programmes offering insights into a very wide range of research cultures and specialisms
  • Excellent preparation for students intending to continue on to doctoral research


An Economic and Social History programme at The University of Exeter , will provide you with a wide range of skills which will be useful in your future study or employment. Our students develop skills in researching, analysing and assessing sources, particularly quantitative analysis, written and verbal communication, managing and interpreting information and developing ideas and arguments. Some of our graduates choose to follow their interest in their degree studies with further study. Others use the skills gained on their course to enter a wide variety of careers.

Recent careers

Some destinations of graduates from History programmes are:

  • Assistant Archivist
  • Assistant Visitor Services Manager
  • Associate Research Fellow
  • Author
  • Cataloguer
  • Foreign Expert
  • HR Coordinator
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing & PR Executive
  • Media Planner
  • Ministry Assistant
  • National Trust Volunteer Internship
  • Paralegal
  • Personal Assistant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Historical Research Skills
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research
  • Applied Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £4,750 part-time

International fees per year:

  • £10,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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