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We offer a master degree in American History at University of Sheffield. Study the historical development of the United States, from the first encounter between Europeans and Native Americans in the colonial period through to the end of the Cold War. 

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Overview

Contemporary politics shows that there is more need than ever for critical understanding of the formative political, social, economic and intellectual trends in American history.

Key Features  

  • This American History MA degree at University of Sheffield gives you the opportunity to study the historical development of the United States from the first encounter between Europeans and indigenous Americans in the colonial period through to the end of the Cold War.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Approaches and Methods in Media History
  • Before Facebook: Social Networks in History 
  • Biopolitics: Medicine, Meaning and Power 
  • Black Power: Race, Gender and Liberation in the United States and Beyond
  • Burying the White Gods: Indigenous People in the Early Modern Colonial World
  • Cold War Histories

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

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  • 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

  • A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or another humanities or social science discipline.
  • You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work.
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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