History, M.A. | University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
12 months
21500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The staff of the MA History degree from the University of Nottingham will support you to explore those very questions, whilst developing your own historical research into an area of your choice.


Key facts

The key themes which we will explore include:

  • Identity formation and difference
  • Nationalism, nostalgia and memory
  • Authoritarianism and power
  • Everyday life, religion and culture
You are encouraged to engage with different theories and approaches for studying the past, so that you can develop your own methodology. A specially-tailored core module will develop your research skills, including hands-on sessions with archival material, and determine the theoretical and methodological approaches that best match your chosen dissertation topic.

Careers and professional development

During this History degree from the University of Nottingham  you will develop skills in data analysis, presentation, communication, teamwork, negotiation, and time management. 

As a result, our graduates have built careers in a diverse range of industries, including:

  • planning and policy
  • law
  • communications,  media and journalism
  • archives and museums
  • teaching
  • libraries and museums

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in History
  • Arts in Society
  • Conflict and Coexistence in Early Modern Europe
  • Past Futures: Britain and the West After 1945
  • Power and Authority: Sources for Medieval History
  • Memory and Social Change in Modern Europe and Beyond
  • Exploring English Identity

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 in history or a related subject
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
  • IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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