University of Reading

University of Reading


* Build a pathway, tailored to your personal and professional interests, through a range of optional modules and individual research projects * Includes a unique pathway in public history and public engagement delivered by staff actively engaged in the media and eminent researchers in material culture * Focus on building your own research network and engagement in social media * Work with academics at the cutting edge of research **History at Reading** Study within a stimulating research environment, broaden your understanding of history and build a unique pathway for your interests and aims. Thanks to our co-operation with other departments across the University, the Museum of English Rural Life and external organisations such as Historic England, the National Trust, Parliament and the Wellcome Trust, our students work in a truly interdisciplinary environment and are part of a vibrant academic community. As a master's student, you will become an important part of the Department and of the Centre for Economic History. Master's students are involved in our research seminar series and are routinely invited to our conferences and events. We also have a dedicated postgraduate room, where master's and doctoral students work together, exchange ideas and support each other. MA History is a flexible programme that can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis to suit you, as well as on a modular basis.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * USA and China * Early modern emotions * Public History: history and the public sphere - from museums to theme parks * Violence and conflict in twentieth century Africa * Building a new Jerusalem: the emergence of the Labour Party at the turn of the twentieth century Check our website for more details of the course structure.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 24 Months
MA Mixed mode September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 48 Months
MA Mixed mode September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 48 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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