University of Leicester
The programme covers the historical study of towns and cities; students undertake a dissertation on an original topic; students can choose 2 specialist pathways: global cities; conservation, heritage and planning; students can also take a general pathway in urban history.
A 2.2 Honours degree in relevant subject.
Core modules (for all pathways): Concepts in urban history; research training for historians; dissertation. Global cities pathway: Colonial cities in British Asia and Africa; the European and the American city: concepts and realities. Conservation heritage and planning pathway: Conservation, heritage and the urban environment; architecture and planning in 20th century Europe and America. Option modules urban history general pathway: 2 chosen from; colonial cities in British Asia and Africa; the European and the American city: concepts and realities; conservation, heritage and the urban environment; vices and virtues: behaving and misbehaving in British society 1850-1980; urban topography: image and reality, c.1540 to 1840; testimonies of the city.
Teaching is mainly by seminars with 5-10 students. There are also visits to local and national archives, trips to historical sites, specialist day workshops and a series of guest seminars from distinguished visiting urban historians. Online tutorials, datasets and web resources have been developed to assist students in their project work and dissertations. Assessment is by essays, assignments and projects, and a 20,000 word dissertation.
ESRC funded places.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 5381