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About

Take a flexible approach to postgraduate study on this Historical Research programme at University of Sheffield, which is tailored to suit your own individual research interests. It also provides excellent preparation for a future research degree in History. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Historical Research course at University of Sheffield is excellent preparation for a PhD degree in history. 

You can further your interests, broaden your knowledge and at the same time hone your research skills. As well as specific research training in history, you’ll also gain a broad range of transferable skills that will be of value to employers outside academia.

Key Features  

  • The flexibility of our MA programme allows you to carry out specialist research under expert supervision in a friendly and supportive environment. 
  • Core modules will develop your understanding of your chosen area of history and skills in using relevant sources, while our range of option modules allow you to focus on the particular skills that are most important to you.

Accreditation

  • Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Research Presentation
  • Research Skills for Historians
  • Directed Reading 
  • Palaeography
  • Latin and modern languages

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
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first-class BA 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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