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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

OVERVIEW

This course is a flexible and challenging masters, offering a range of potential specialist routes, such as Medieval and Early Modern, War and Conflict, Race and Gender, or a general History route.

In turn, we offer a wide range of modules that draw on the strengths of our research active staff and the course aims to provide students with the skills to progress to higher research programmes.

You can choose to undertake a placement related to your research interests, organised in collaboration with staff members, and drawn from our extensive network of regional contacts. Previous placements have included National Trust properties, the People's History Museum, and the Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre (Huddersfield).

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates may choose to go on to higher research programmes or move into a wide range of industries like education, law, libraries or local government.

Placement options

You may choose to undertake a placement related to your research interests, organised in collaboration with staff members, and drawn from our extensive network of regional contacts. Previous placements have included National Trust properties, the People's History Museum, and the Holocaust Exhibition and Learning Centre (Huddersfield). Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards during this course.

Different course options

Full time | Manchester Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This unit will focus on developing the necessary research and writing skills needed for postgraduate study in History suited to their chosen exit award pathway. In part one, all students will receive skills training in advanced historical research, proposal writing, and archival research. The second part of Research Methods will involve focussing on skills specific to the research interests of the student and, in the case of bracketed awards, on methodology specific to their chosen area.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, or equivalent academic qualification. If you have a different background you may be admitted if you have proven experience in a relevant field.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at...more

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