Plymouth University

Plymouth University

History

This course enables students to gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of historical methodology as they explore a range of subjects within British, European and world history, from the 15th century to the present day.

Entry requirements

MRes

To join a postgraduate level history programme you will need:
a second-class honours degree in history or a related subject, or a professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree standard
an ordinary degree, foundation degree, higher national diploma, or university diploma, accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field.
If you possess overseas qualifications you can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through UK NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

MA

An Honours degree in history or a related subject, or a professional qualification, recognised as being equivalent to degree standard; or an ordinary degree, foundation degree, higher national diploma, or university diploma, accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field.

Course modules

MRes

Core modules: Research in the Arts and Humanities, Key Debates and Research Methods in History and Masters Thesis in the Humanities and/or Performing Arts. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

MA

Core modules: key debates and research methods in history; dissertation; public history. Optional modules: America and the united nations 1945 to the present; Britain in the sixties; culture and society, Britain c 1760-1914; empire of law, ruling the British empire 1760-1960; identity and culture in colonial India, 1770-1947; independent research project in history; Japanese history, from Tokugawa Japan to Hirohito; piracy and privateering, 1560-1816; the African American experience; the civil rights movement; the French wars of religion 1558-1598; the Irish revolution 1912-37; themes in 19th and 20th-century German history. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858