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MRes - Master of Research
Modern History (17th To 20th Century)
Explore the past with your own independent research project in Early Modern History within the prestigious Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies (CREMS), while undertaking essential training to support your project.
You can complete your research project in any aspect of Early Modern History, as agreed by your supervisor, while the taught component will allow you to develop your research skills.
Why Study this Course?
Research expertise: The Early Modern History MRes is run out of the Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies (CREMS), one of the most dynamic concentrations of early modern historians in the country. We have almost a dozen members of full time academic staff with expertise in the period c.1500-1800 in History alone, with geographical coverage including Tudor and Stuart England, local (West-Midlands) history, Germany, Italy, and the wider world. Times Higher Education ranked the Department of History first in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Postgraduate community: CREMS supports a vibrant postgraduate community and has developed a thriving seminar culture that reflects the diverse research interests of staff and students across the departments of History and English, meaning that you’ll be able to gain insight from a range of academics and peers from across the College of Arts and Law.
Your degree will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.
The University's Careers Network provides expert guidance and activities especially for postgraduates, which will help you achieve your career goals. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated careers and employability team who offer tailored advice and a programme of College-specific careers events.
You will be encouraged to make the most of your postgraduate experience and will have the opportunity to:
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Students need to have a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK, usually in a relevant area.
Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more