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What is maritime history and why does it matter? Study for our MA Maritime History at the University of Plymouth and you will have the opportunity to grapple with these and other key debates in history.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Plymouth’s long and storied relationship with the sea makes it the perfect location to explore five centuries of maritime history from the Spanish Armada of 1588 through to questions around the continued importance of sea power and navies in the modern world. 

Key Features:

  • Study Maritime History in Britain’s Ocean City and explore more than five centuries of fascinating maritime history.
  • Work with world leading experts in maritime history from 1500 to the present day to develop your interests and research.
  • Be part of a community of maritime historians who are shaping the future of the field with cutting edge research and publications.
  • Develop your analytical skills with our exciting range of maritime and naval history modules.
  • Showcase your research skills with a dissertation on a maritime history topic of your choice.
  • Make the most of our excellent maritime history resources and partners in the University Library, The Box and wider city of Plymouth and region.
  • Work with local and national maritime organisations; enjoy a wide range of field trips to sites of interest.
  • Our MA is designed for a range of applicants including recent graduates and those with a broad interest in maritime history.

Careers with this subject:

Graduate destinations for our recent MA students include funded PhDs, PGCE teacher training, NHS graduate management training, public sector heritage business management, and account executive with an image library. Postgraduate study opens up many other careers in museums, heritage, archives and records.

The MA Maritime History is offered at the University of Plymouth .

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Key Debates and Research Methods in History

  • MA History Dissertation

  • All at Sea: Research Skills for Maritime History

  • Piracy and Privateering, 1560-1816

  • Independent Research Project in History

  • Anglo-American Relations in Maritime Perspective

  • Maritime Explorations and Encounters

  • Sea Power in History

  • Remembering the Past, Talking History: Oral History & Memory Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most of our taught programmes begin in September. Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in history or a related subject, or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a degree. 
  • Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications are considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Graduates from other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis. References from previous university, employer or similar.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part time (Home) - £450 per 10 credits

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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