Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Modern History

This MRes in Modern History from LJMU enables you to conduct original research in your chosen area. - Pursue your own interests in Modern History, under the guidance of specialist supervisors and amongst a diverse community of researchers - Develop an active research portfolio, exploring different aspects of 18th to 20th century history - Follow a curriculum informed by new developments and contemporary thinking through research, scholarship and consultancy work - Gain the necessary research skills to achieve rich and rewarding outcomes - Become a part of the academic debate and uncover materials that create new dialogues with history. - Benefit from this valuable foundation for progression to a PhD Modern History is based on the assessment of historical sources, and the importance of historiography. The discipline also acknowledges that approaches from other fields in the humanities and social sciences frequently enhance our knowledge of Modern History (from the late eighteenth century to contemporary times). In this sense we encourage you to deal creatively and systematically with complex issues from a number of investigative vantage points.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: You will need: a minimum 2:1 honours degree in Modern History or a related subject Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0-6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact aspadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Professional Development for Researchers in Arts, Professional and Social Studies (30 credits) Research Methods for Arts, Professional and Social Studies (30 credits) Research Proposition and Development: Approaches To History (30 credits) Modern History Research Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment on this course is primarily through coursework and includes: a historiographical review essay, a reflective research diary, seminar presentations, an evaluation of appropriate methodologies and primary sources, an outline research plan and a final research project/dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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01512315175