University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

History

This programme offers students the opportunity to explore a number of historical themes, drawing on the Department of History's broad range of expertise. Students may pursue one of 3 pathways through the MA: contemporary history; global history; or history of Christianity.

Entry requirements

Students will need an Honours degree in a relevant subject, normally of an Upper 2nd Class standard.

Course modules

Core modules for contemporary history pathway: mass society and modernity 1914-1945; globalisation since 1945.
Core modules for global history pathway: global histories: comparisons and connections; making sense of the world: themes in global history.
Core modules for the history of Christianity pathway: writing the history of Christianity (double module).
Core modules for all pathways: historical methods; dissertation preparation.

Assessment methods

Taught modules are assessed by essays of up to 4,000 words. Students will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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