This programme seeks to equip students with historical research techniques and approaches, advanced skills in critical analysis and independent study, as well as strong and effective communication skills. The programme is designed to enable students with different career ambitions to succeed in their chosen area, and it caters for students of different backgrounds, previous training, and areas of specialisation. The breadth of research interests of the modern historians at Durham allows the department to offer supervision in topics about modern history from the 19th century through to contemporary history.
A 2.1 or GPA of 3.5, or equivalent. A first degree in History or a related subject is required.
Archives and sources; issues in modern history; skill module; critical practice; option module; dissertation.
Assessment takes place within the constituent modules of the course, and is by a variety of methods dependent on the nature of the module.
Arts and Humanities Research Board; limited number of faculty studentships; limited of departmental studentships and fee-waivers.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
Department of History
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