This Economic and Social History programme from University of Oxford is intended to introduce you to the wide variety of methods used in the study of economic and social history, as well as to the subject itself. The core qualifying papers provide an opportunity to evaluate a range of different qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches; they impart a common language, and create a close and friendly community, in which ideas are shared, and strong personal ties are forged, developing a community that provides a base from which to venture out and experience the intellectual, social and cultural rewards of Oxford.
The allocation of graduate supervision for this course is the responsibility of the Faculty of History and it is not always possible to accommodate the preferences of incoming graduate students to work with a particular member of staff. Under some circumstances a supervisor outside the Faculty of History may be nominated.
About a quarter of master’s students proceed to doctoral work at Oxford; others continue academic study at other institutions. Other career destinations are as diverse as, but broadly in line with, undergr
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- The standard course in quantitative methods and computer applications for economic and social history is a simple and very informal introduction to elementary quantitative methods covering some of the techniques most widely used in research in the historical and social sciences and emphasizing the relevance of the historical issues. No prior knowledge of mathematics or statistical theory is expected.
- 21 months
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DisciplinesEconomics History View 437 other Masters in Economics in United Kingdom
- a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours in a relevant discipline in the humanities or social sciences.
- Applicants are normally expected to have a previous degree in history, economic history or economics, but for master's applications a number of candidates may be accepted with a degree in a different subject area. You will need to ensure that you link your proposed dissertation topic with your previous expertise when you present it in your research proposal, or that you explain why you want to switch to study history, and to show that you have already done some background research into it.
- For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.75 out of 4.0.
International26405 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 26405 GBP per year and a duration of 21 months.
EU/EEA11605 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11605 GBP per year and a duration of 21 months.
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