University of Leeds
A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, in history or a related subject; IELTS score of 6.5, with at least a 6.0 in all components; applicants may also be invited for an interview as part of the application process.
Alongside the core module, you also choose 3 options from over 15 modules covering a wide geographical perspective and teach you a rich variety of methodologies. Examples include: East and West (comparisons in European history, 1939-73); guns and global security; defending the nation: Britain during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1793 to 1815; Stalinist terror; international history and its challenges (European foreign policies in the age of imperialism).
Assessed by coursework, with a mixture of essays, discursive writing, reviews, and presentations. In many cases, you will have an input into the exact details of your assignment. Particular examples include: Research methodology in history. Your assignments are based on your research with a conference-style work-in-progress presentation (worth 40% of the module mark); a 4,000 words detailed research project proposal (60%). Optional modules are generally assessed with the submission of 2 3,000-word essays, and the dissertation is of 15,000 words in length, to be submitted at the end of the academic year.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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