University of Manchester

University of Manchester

History

This programme offers students the opportunity to create individual study pathways through time, space and methodology. Pathways can be chronological (medieval; early modern or modern); geographical (European, transnational; international) or methodological (e.g. cultural or; economic and social history).

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent; English language requirements: overall IELTS score of 7.0 to include a writing score of 7.0, or 620 in the TOEFL written test or 260 in the computerised TOEFL (including 5 in TWE) or 103 in the internet-based TOEFL.

Course modules

Modules include: The history of the book (medieval studies); issues, debates and resources in early-modern history; revising the history of modern Britain; key concepts in modern European history; reading the Victorian; history and postmodernism; research issues in economic and social history; colonial and postcolonial experiences: theory and historiography; optional courses include: European liberalisms; Victorian intellectual controversies; social and cultural upheaval in war and peace in Russia; key issues in migration history; men, machinery and money; the (ir)resistible rise of the American empire.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grants are competetive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students; the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures also offers a limited number of fee bursaries on a competitive basis for Master's students; details are published in Feb/Mar each year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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School of Arts languages and Cultures - PGT
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