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4066F - British History MA

British History MA

Entry Year:

Start in: September 2022

Our British History MA is the only master's in history of its kind in the UK. It provides you with the opportunity to study the political, social, economic and cultural history of the British Isles.

Overview

This history master's covers a wide range of British history from early medieval to modern periods. It includes:

  • ideas and influences
  • reform and reaction
  • intensive teaching in the methodologies and concepts used by historians

The course is flexible. You can choose taught modules covering the periods of history and subjects that most interest you.

For the part-time route, the selection of modules to take and their timing will be decided in consultation with the Degree Programme Director.

We offer an optional independent study project as well as the compulsory dissertation.

Important information

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What you'll learn

You'll take compulsory modules in British History. You'll choose the remaining credits from MA modules within the School of History Classics and Archaeology, or another School that is of interest and relevance.

Alternatively, you may wish to incorporate one or more independent study modules into your course, allowing you maximum flexibility to pursue your own interests. You can also study an additional language as part of the enhancement of your skills. Languages can be taken from beginners to advanced.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

 

Your future

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Facilities

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology has high-quality facilities.

These include museums and archives such as:

Computing facilities with access to relevant databases. You can also access outstanding library facilities, on campus and around the city.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply


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  • on-campus open days
  • virtual open days
  • webinars

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Sandra Fletcher
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7966
E-mail: pg.historical@ncl.ac.uk

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