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About

This History programme offered at the University of Leicester is for you if... you want to expand the depth of your historical knowledge and develop advanced skills in historical research.

Overview

This History MA programme offered at the University of Leicester will allow you to expand and deepen your historical knowledge and develop advanced research skills. We have a very strong tradition of pioneering fresh approaches in History from the local to the global. With over thirty research historians working in various fields, we offer expert supervision and a wealth of options. You will develop a thorough grounding in research methods through our core module Historical Research, Historical Writing. 

You will also choose three modules from a diverse of range of options covering different eras (medieval, early modern, and modern); regions (British, European, American, and global); and fields (political, social, cultural, local, family, urban, postcolonial, religious, and medical history). Finally, you will write a dissertation under the personal supervision of one of our research historians. You can either choose the standard History MA, or opt for one of the specialist pathways:

  • History (Local History) MA
  • History (Urban History) MA
  • History (Holocaust and Genocide Studies) MA

Careers and employability

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Historical Research, Historical Writing
  • Dissertation
  • Landscapes and Identities in Medieval and Early Modern England
  • Families and Communities in England and Wales, c. 1600-1900
  • Global Cities: the View from Asia
  • The City in History

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 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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