Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Historical Research

The IHR is home to the UK's largest programme of history seminars, covering the whole range of historical enquiry, and houses its own dedicated library of over 180,000 volumes and periodicals. The MA and MRes in Historical Research will equip students with a range of specialist and transferable research skills, as well as an understanding of the theoretical approaches to history, enabling them to pursue an academic career in history or careers in many other fields. The MA enables students to undertake assessed work and independent research in the historical issues and controversies that interest them most. The course offers wide-ranging research training, and importance is placed on the use of architecture, material culture, archaeology and literature to aid historical research and understanding. Field trips and museum, library and archive visits form a key part of the training programme.

Sponsorship information

Students accepted at for MA and MPhil/PhD degree study may apply for bursaries offered by the Institute.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,180 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,370 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,370 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,370 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,370 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,370 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Historical Research Camden WC1H 7HU South East

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