Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

History (Modern)

Research areas include: Irish history from the 12th to the 20th-centuries: religion; gender; Irish-British relations; economic development and thought; political ideologies; the history of modern Ulster; other areas of historical expertise: United States (especially the Southern states since 1800s); espionage; the British empire since 1800s; 20th-century Britain and Europe.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; a diploma or equivalent qualification may be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to have either obtained their degree in a majority English speaking country or to have achieved a suitable IELTS (overall score of 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each individual component) or TOEFL qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Ancient history; religion, identity and conflict in history; British history; American history; medieval and early modern history.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

PG Centre
Telephone number: 
02890 972585