York is the leading centre in the UK for masters level medieval study. The international reputation of our staff means that our medieval MA courses are some of the most popular and sought after in the world. ...Read more
Study the literature, culture and history of the long 18th century from new perspectives.
Develop your understanding of some of the major issues, debates and discourses that shaped British cultures and...Read more
Our distinctive MA in Early Modern History combines thorough research training with opportunities to explore new approaches to the history of early modern Britain, other European countries and their overseas empires. ...Read more
Why apply for a PhD at the CMS?
Yorks Centre for Medieval Studies is the oldest interdisciplinary centre for postgraduate study of the Middle Ages in Great Britain, and it is also one of the most respected...Read more
Our MA in Modern History combines an advanced level introduction to the methodologies and techniques of modern history with a wide range of thematic modules exploring the 18th to 20th centuries. ...Read more
Our expertise spans over 1,000 years and four different disciplines, offering dedicated training in medieval languages, palaeography and diplomatic - the analysis and authentication of historical documents. ...Read more
MA Contemporary History and International Politics
The world needs better politics: better ways of distributing resources and resolving conflicts.
How can we do this when our engagement with politics is most often local and national? The politics of...Read more
Cultivate a wide-ranging and cross-disciplinary perspective on this exciting period.
Through seminars and workshops with leading academics, youll develop methodical research and archival skills to complement...Read more