University of York

University of York

Contemporary History and International Politics

This interdisciplinary MA seeks to address these problems by bringing together politics and contemporary history, with a particular focus on transnational ideas and institutions. This MA investigates the immediacy of present day politics and the collective memory of politics in the past, its successes and failures.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have, or be expected to obtain, a good Honours degree or its equivalent in an appropriate subject at an undergraduate level. Doctoral candidates are also expected to have completed or be pursuing a Master's course. Applications are welcome from both home and international students who wish to pursue postgraduate study in History.

Course modules

Module include: Ideas and Institutions. Optional modules are available (the precise courses being offered vary from year to year).

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,650 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,320 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Graduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 322961