University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Race and Resistance

This course gives you breadth and depth of knowledge of historical and theoretical approaches to race and strategies of resistance, in a unique combination of: American, African, Indian and British history

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, in History or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5, with at least 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Core modules: research methodology in history; approaches to race.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, with a mixture of essays, discursive writing, reviews, and presentations. Optional modules are generally assessed with the submission of two 3000 word essays, and the dissertation is of 15,000 words in length, submitted at the end of the academic year.

Sponsorship information

The University of Leeds offers numerous scholarships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0113 343 3610