University of Hull

University of Hull


This course combines period-specific and thematic modules to give you the confidence to take part in historical debate beyond your immediate specialism. Widening your analytical lens beyond anything you will have been asked to do at undergraduate level, you will learn to �ask better questions� that would matter just as much to a medievalist or a historian of the present. The exceptional resources available at the University of Hull, and in our city and surrounding region, enable you to cultivate your own interests and strengths. Hull History Centre offers a treasure trove of archive material and our Maritime Historical Studies Centre is recognised as a centre for maritime history research. We contribute to Hull�s Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, which has a library of its own. On campus, the Brynmor Jones Library offers more than one million printed texts, and serves as a digital information hub for the University.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 Honours degree in History or a related subject or international equivalent. Prior experience is taken into account. Competence in English is required for International students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

Trimester 1, take our core module: Research Project Management for Historians, and 1 option matching the period or field of your research from the following: Practising Medieval and early modern history; practising modern history; feminist and gender politics in history, theory and practice. Students who choose the latter will work alongside students in the world-leading GEMMA programme of interdisciplinary gender studies. Trimester 2, you choose both thematic options, power, authority and freedom in history and memory, meaning and history. Most of our optional modules use our innovative �block� system, putting you in control of how you combine topics. In appropriate cases, an alternative 30-credit module may be taken outside the Department of History, if it is suitable for your research needs. The dissertation, at 18,000 words, is the culmination of your postgraduate study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 2,600 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 2,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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