University of Leicester

University of Leicester

European Urbanisation

The course covers analysis of historical and spatial evolution of the city from earliest times to the present day with special reference to European urbanisation and to advanced training skills of historians, geographers, and related disciplines to provide a firm European dimension.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or its equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: concepts in urban history; research methods for historians; dissertation.

Assessment methods

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, projects, and a 20,000 word dissertation.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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