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History

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.

Course modules

Archives and sources; issues in modern history; skill module; critical practice; option module; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes place within the constituent modules of the course, and is by a variety of methods dependent on the nature of the module.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board; limited number of faculty studentships; limited of departmental studentships and fee-waivers.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time October 2017 GBP 9,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time October 2017 GBP 3,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University DH1 3LG North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of History
Telephone number: 
01913341040