12 months
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18700 GBP/year
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About

The Modern History programme from University of York combines an advanced level introduction to the methodologies and techniques of modern history with a wide range of thematic modules exploring the 18th to 20th centuries.

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Overview

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.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to careers within the following sectors:

  • Journalism
  • Heritage
  • Research
  • Education
  • Law
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in History or a related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

646 - 1124 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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