Historical Studies, Master | University of Strathclyde | Glasgow, United Kingdom
12 months
17400 GBP/year
7750 GBP/year
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This Historical Studies programme at the University of Strathclyde aims to introduce you to advanced level study of history while deepening your historical understanding and awareness.


You'll gain invaluable research tools and practical skills while studying a range of thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range. You’re offered a wide choice of classes as well as rigorous training in historical research methods and sources. You can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range.

You’ll study 

The Historical Studies programme at University of Strathclyde is organised into core and elective classes. The core class provides students with the skills required to undertake primary research while further skills training will be offered as optional classes. The opportunity to carry out an extended piece of original historical research and writing is provided in the form of the dissertation.

Classes can be built into a Masters degree. This can form the basis for future doctoral research funded by the:

  • Arts & Humanities Research Council
  • Economic & Social Research Council

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Research skills, sources and methods for historians
  •  Britain, France and the United States 1945-1958: Diplomacy Strategy and Alliance
  •  Nationalism and Nation-states in the Arab Middle East 1900-1945
  •  Advanced Oral History
  •  Palaeography 1500-1800
  •  Pharmaceuticals, Ethics and Health:1800-1980
  •  War, Sacrifice and the Nation in Europe 1789-1918

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.


180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or upper second-class Honours degree in History or overseas equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Please see website for further details.

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