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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

History Cultural Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA in History and Culture will appeal if you have interests that cross the boundaries of history, popular culture, print culture and literature and would like to pursue this combined focus. The programme seeks to understand the modern world through perspectives derived from the study of history, literature, popular culture and print culture. You will pursue thematic subjects, such as empire, propaganda and gender, and examine select interdisciplinary ‘case studies’ such as the Victorian city, the Second World War and the Holocaust. You will gain experience of the advanced study of history, develop the practical skills necessary to undertake work across subject boundaries and receive training in transferable research skills and methodologies. On graduation, you will be well placed to pursue a research-based higher degree, such as a PhD, should you wish to do so.

You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and guided independent learning. You will be assessed through a combination of assignments which, depending on the modules you choose, may include essays, critical reviews, critical diaries, online discussions, presentations and research-based projects and a dissertation. Graduates in the humanities with a higher degree find employment in a wide variety of careers such as teaching, arts organisation and management, the heritage industry, publishing, advertising, journalism, libraries and learning centres, and management/administration. Alternatively, upon successful completion of the programme, you may wish to apply to progress onto a research degree such as an MPhil or PhD.

Different course options

Full time | Edge Hill University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Critical Approaches to Postgraduate Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences introduces you to shared concepts and themes in studying language, literature, history, film and culture. The module will place these themes and concepts in a historical context, introduce you to relevant issues concerning them, and enable you to understand the variety of approaches and perspectives which could be employed. You will be encouraged to recognise and explore the social relevance of these approaches and perspectives. The module will also introduce you to the wider significance of taught postgraduate study in the humanities and social sciences through personal development planning.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,220

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject. An interview forms part of the selection process.

University information

Edge Hill University’s award-winning 160-acre campus is located close to the North West Town of Ormskirk, near to Liverpool and Manchester. The University has been a provider of higher education for over 130 years, originally starting life as a teacher training college. Edge Hill’s aim is to create opportunity from knowledge, an ethos which the institution has achieved, as recognised by a range of awards and high-rankings for its outstanding...more