Newcastle University

Newcastle University


The programme teaches the methods and concepts used by historians. Students can study political, social, economic and cultural history and the history of medicine, from 500 AD to the present. Study topics cover more than one geographical area - the Americas, Europe, Eurasia, British Isles. The course is very flexible and allows students to study the periods and subjects in history that most interest them. It is also possible to combine this with other subjects from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology; for examples, ancient history or archaeology as well as related topics such as politics, English or a foreign language.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in history or a related subject. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and/or an appropriate level of experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7966