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MSc Degrees in History

46 degrees at 17 universities in the UK.

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Historical Studies

Historical Studies

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to advanced level study of history while deepening your historical understanding and awareness. Youll gain invaluable research tools and practical...Read more
(4.3)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 7,300 per year (UK)
  • Research skills, sources and methods for Historians- Core
  • Work Placement in History- Optional
  • Britain, France and the United States, 1945-1958: Diplomacy, Strategy and Alliance- Optional
  • Segregation, Migration and War: African-Americans 1910-1930- Optional
  • Nationalism and Nation-states in the Arab Middle East, 1900-1945- Optional
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War and Humanitarianism MSc

War and Humanitarianism MSc

War and humanitarianism are deeply embedded in the modern experience. Be it in the nineteenth-century calls for civilising war or the contemporary attempts at saving distant strangers, the conduct of...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Fields of War and Humanitarianism (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in War and Humanitarianism (60 Credits)
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Gender History MSc/PgDip

Gender History MSc/PgDip

The Masters in Gender History is a unique programme which provides specialist instruction in the skills and approaches required to conduct a gendered analysis of the past. The leading course of its kind...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • Gender, Politics and Power- Core
  • Gender, Culture and Text- Core
  • DOING HISTORY: SOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS- Core
  • Dissertation
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History and Philosophy of Science MSc

History and Philosophy of Science MSc

This programme offers breadth across a wide range of historical and philosophical themes. It also encourages intensive investigation and specialisation: a survey of nearly 3,000 years of scientific ideas...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,900 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,450 per year (UK)
  • Dissertation- Core
  • Introduction to Science and Technology Studies- Core
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MSc Dementia Studies: Contemporary Approaches to Practice Postgraduate Dementia Studies: Contemporary

MSc Dementia Studies: Contemporary Approaches to Practice Postgraduate Dementia Studies: Contemporary

Overview Dementia Studies: Contemporary Approaches to Practice is an interdisciplinary course that offers cutting-edge knowledge about dementia and developments in care and service provision. ...Read more
(3.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,950 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,475 per year (UK)
  • Global Perspectives in Dementia- Core
  • Dementia: Culture and Society- Core
  • Evidence-based Approaches to Dementia in Health and Social Care- Core
  • Dementia Policy and Influences in Practice- Core
  • Leadership and Innovation in Dementia Care- Core
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Partnership Masters Programme: Maritime Studies

Partnership Masters Programme: Maritime Studies

Overview Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for an maritime studies Masters degree alongside your current job? On this MSc Maritime Studies Learning at Work Masters course, youll...Read more
(4.2)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree

Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Contemporary Studies) MSc

Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Contemporary Studies) MSc

Key information Learn about the latest theory and practice influencing the care and support of children and young people, experiencing mental health difficulties and their families and carers. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,240 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,620 per year (UK)
  • Critical Approaches to Advanced Practice (15 Credits) - Core
  • Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (30 Credits) - Core
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Therapeutic Approaches and the Evidence (15 Credits)
  • MSc Dissertation (60 Credits)
  • Early Identification and Psychological Development (15 Credits)
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Health History

Health History

The MSc in Health History explores the last two-and-a-half centuries to seek the origins and impacts of our modern health experiences and expectations, together with the reasons theyve changed so rapidly. ...Read more
(4.3)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 7,300 per year (UK)
  • Research Skills, Sources & Methods for Historians- Core
  • Food & Health in the West during the Twentieth Century- Optional
  • Health & Healthcare in the Long Nineteenth Century- Optional
  • Media and Health- Optional
  • Work Placement in History- Optional
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Historical Research (Economic and Social History) MSc

Historical Research (Economic and Social History) MSc

Our MSc Historical Research (Economic and Social History) is designed specifically as training for the 1+3 funded PhD studentships in the ESRC Doctoral Training Programme. This specialist Masters degree...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 4,515 per year (UK)
  • Mastering Historical Research: Birkbeck Approaches (30 Credits) - Core
  • Intermediate Quantitative Social Research (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Classics and Ancient History MSc

Classics and Ancient History MSc

This Masters enables you to acquire and develop skills as an independent researcher in the field of Classics and Ancient History. If you have studied Classics at undergraduate level and want to take your...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • Theories and Methods for Ancient History & Classics- Core
  • Dissertation
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Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies

Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies

This postgraduate course is for anyone with an existing interest and some experience in genealogy and related subjects. Its been developed by academics and genealogy professionals to provide a thorough...Read more
(4.3)
  • 12 months Distance without attendance degree
  • Documents, Palaeography & Research Studies
  • Heraldry & Latin
  • Professional Practice and Methodologies
  • Property, Law & Inheritance
  • Methods of Professional Enquiry and Project
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History MSc/PgDip

History MSc/PgDip

This Masters offers courses across all periods from medieval to late modern, focusing on Scotland, Britain, Europe and America with increasing global perspective. You’ll study historical skills and methods...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Doing History: Sources and Skills for Historians- Core
  • Dissertation
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Global History MSc

Global History MSc

In this Masters in Global History you will study connections between different parts of the world and draw comparisons across time, space and cultures. It is designed to strengthen your skills as an independent...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 6,333 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Full time degree
  • EXPLORING GLOBAL HISTORY- Core
  • DOING HISTORY: SOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS- Core
  • GLOBAL HISTORY THROUGH LOCAL ARCHIVES- Core
  • Independent Dissertation Project
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Medieval History MSc/PgDip

Medieval History MSc/PgDip

This Masters offers a combination of technical and historical courses across a broad geographic, chronological and thematic range taught be leading experts who often work closely with the outstanding...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • DOING HISTORY: SOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS- Core
  • Dissertation (MSc History)
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Modern History MSc/PgDip

Modern History MSc/PgDip

This Masters brings together social and political historians, active in research on topics from the French Revolution to refugees in the 20th century. The programme provides you with thorough research...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • DOING HISTORY: SOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS- Core
  • Dissertation
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Scottish History MSc/PgDip

Scottish History MSc/PgDip

This Masters offers courses in social, political, religious, military and cultural history of Scotland from the medieval period through to the 20th century. The course focuses on Gaelic Scotland, Scotland’s...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • DOING HISTORY: SOURCES AND SKILLS FOR HISTORIANS- Core
  • Dissertation
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Early Modern History MSc/PgDip

Early Modern History MSc/PgDip

This Masters focuses on the late 15th to 18th centuries, providing opportunities to explore social, political, religious and cultural historical themes across wide geographic and chronological ranges...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Doing History: Sources and Skills for Historians (20 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (MSc History) (60 Credits)
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MSc History of Science, Technology and Medicine

MSc History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Course description Our taught MSc in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) focuses on key topics from the 19th century to the present, and gives students a critical perspective on...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,000 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Communicating ideas in STM (15 Credits) - Core
  • Major Themes in HSTM (30 Credits) - Core
  • Historiography of STM (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in HSTM, Science Communication studies or Medical Humanities (60 Credits) - Core
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MSc in History of Science, Medicine and Technology

MSc in History of Science, Medicine and Technology

About the course This specialist one-year course offers a range of options in the history of science, medicine and technology. You may specialise in the history of science and technology or the history...Read more
(4.2)
  • 11 months Full time degree: 14,140 overall cost (UK)

MSc Early Prehistory and Human Origins

MSc Early Prehistory and Human Origins

Debate these questions and many others within a lively research environment as you build up your knowledge and experience of early prehistoric societies from three million to 5,000 years ago. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,290 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,645 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 3,097 per year (UK)
  • Becoming Human Evolving Minds and Societies (20 Credits) - Core
  • Hunting and Gathering Societies (20 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (80 Credits)
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