You can take advantage of the research strengths of the Department, which include the political, religious and cultural history of early modern England and Europe, gender and social relations, science and material culture and the history of ideas. With full access to our excellent library, the Borthwick Institute for Archives and the York Minster library, specialist resources will be available at your fingertips.
You'll quickly become a part of our lively departmental community. We encourage you to attend seminars, masterclasses and research training sessions throughout the year. You will have full access to the Centre for Renaissance and Early 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 Early 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 Early Modern History
- Research Training
- The Roman Inquisition and Italian Society, 1543-1700
- Representing Women in 18th Century Britain: Ideas, Images and Texts
- Persecution and Toleration in Early Modern England
- The British Problem: The Making of an Early Modern State
- Violence in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700
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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.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Modern History View 644 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies 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.
- UK: £4,220
- International: £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.