You'll gain a sound understanding of various topics of your choice from the modern period, from the history of moving images to the politics of past injustices. You'll analyse important historiographical developments and their impact on modern historical study. Finally, you'll develop practical skills which are not only essential to your studies, but will also prepare you for a diverse range of careers.
You'll quickly feel part of our lively departmental community and we encourage you to attend seminars, masterclasses and research training sessions throughout the year. You'll have full access to the Centre for Modern Studies which provides an active programme of academic seminars, small conferences and reading groups involving both academic staff and graduate students.
Careers and skills
While completing your Modern History programme from University of York , you will gain essential skills in research, presentation and analysis. These skills are invaluable for progressing to a PhD and for a diverse range of careers.
Our graduates have gone on to careers within the following sectors:
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- Approaches to Modern History
- Research Training
- A Picture of Health: The Mass Media and Public Health in the Twentieth Century
- Class Wars in U.S. History, 1786-1929
- Experiencing and Remembering the French Wars, 1792-1918
- Global Visions and Local Actions: The History and Politics of International Health
- Mending the Past: History and the Politics of Guilt and Reparation
- Neoliberalism and its Discontents: The World since 1968
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.
DisciplinesHistory Modern History View 172 other Masters in Modern History in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent in History or a related discipline.
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International18700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8440 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time (2 years)
- UK: £4,220
- International/EU: £9,350
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.