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English Local History and Family History

University of Leicester

M.A.
12 months
Duration
16825 GBP/year
8190 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

This English Local History and Family History prorgamme offered at the University of Leicester is for you if... you are fascinated by regional identities, society and landscape, and historical ecology and you wish to learn historical research techniques.

Overview

This English Local History and Family History prorgamme offered at the University of Leicester  course is run by our internationally acclaimed Centre for English Local History (ELH), established in 1948. Our research centre advances the study of academic local history across England and Wales. You will study in-depth the interaction between society, families and landscape and use comparative methods to test hypotheses and interpretations, which might include comparisons with places outside of the British Isles. Studying this pathway will allow you to explore a variety of topics including regional identities, society and landscape, historical ecology, family and community history, and cultural regions.The course 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. If you choose the Local History specialist pathway of our History MA, your degree certificate will read 'MA History (Local History)'. Alternatively you can opt for one of the other pathways or the standard History MA:

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

Careers and employability

Our MA course will offer you a strong competitive advantage and career choices and your future salary can be considerably enhanced by postgraduate qualifications.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Field Course
  • Family History
  • Medieval Landscapes, 400-1500
  • The Local Identities and Palaeography of Early Modern England, 1500-1700
  • Understanding English and Welsh Communities and Cultures, 1750-2000
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61

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

  • International

    16825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16825 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8190 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8190 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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