|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A first-class degree or equivalent in history or other humanities or social science discipline
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course is excellent preparation for a research degree in history. As well as specific research training in history, you’ll also gain a broad range of transferable skills that will be of value to employers outside academia.
If you’re already focused on taking a PhD in history, this intensive course improves your chances of getting funding from the AHRC, ESRC and others.
You can also learn highly specialised skills such as Latin and palaeography that will help you research certain periods and themes.
Plus a choice of research skills modules including:
Designing a Doctoral Research Project
Research Skills for Historians
Latin and modern languages
Imagining the Unseen in the Middle Ages
Prisoners of War in the Twentieth Century
Crime and Punishment in Late Antiquity
A People’s Conflict: The Union and the US Civil War
Language and Society in Early Modern England
Cold War Histories
Debating Cultural Imperialism in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire
Stories of Activism, 1960 to the present
Bibliographical and source-based exercises
Dissertation (15,000 words)
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.