History, M.A. | The University of Exeter | Exeter, United Kingdom
12 months
22500 GBP/year
11000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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At the History course from The University of Exeter you develop skills for a variety of professions such as archivist, strategic analyst and the growing heritage sector.

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  • Study an exceptionally wide range of modules
  • Access excellent historical archives
  • Placements are possible with local archives
  • Our dissertation module offers the opportunity to work one-to-one with an expert in their field


For many of our students, a Masters degree is an important step on the path to a PhD, however that is far from being the only path. The heritage sector is one regular employer of our graduates and placements are sometimes possible with local archives.

The skills you will develop through completing a Masters at Exeter will qualify you for a wide range of professions. Our recent graduates have gone on to work in a variety of roles, including Archivist, Marketing Executive and Strategic Analyst.

As a student of the History course from The University of Exeter  you will have the support of not only academic staff in helping with funding applications and research proposals but also our professional careers staff. The Exeter Career Zone can help you access activities and advice to give you the best chance in pursuing your chosen career path.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Historical Research Skills
  • Dissertation in History
  • Latin 
  • Classical Language and Texts: Latin 
  • Critical Approaches to Early Modern History
  • Critical Approaches to Maritime and Naval History
  • Critical Approaches to Imperial and Global History

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

£5,500 part-time

International fees per year:

£11,250 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 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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