University of York
Candidates should normally have, or be expected to obtain, a good Honours degree or its equivalent in an appropriate subject at an undergraduate level. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.
The programme consists of 4 taught modules (20 credits each) and a 20,000 word dissertation (100 credits). Core module includes: approaches to modern history; independent research and writing of dissertation proposal. Additionally, all students take an option module chosen from a list approved by the course convenor: exotic animals in Europe, 1650-1850 - exhibition, education and entertainment; gender, enlightenment and revolution, c.1700-1800; global visions and local action - understanding international health; Japan's Empire and the making of the East Asian Order; origins of the Global South since 1947; the legacy of the First World War; the Soviet Empire: from creation to collapse; ideas and institutions (CHIP); public history core; public history placement. Students choose 2 optional modules which should include at least 1 related to their pathway. With the approval of the convenor they may also choose a module from other MA programmes, e.g. politics or English.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|