MA - Master of Arts
Our MA course will allow you to build upon existing historical interests, while also acquiring new expertise in a range of exciting historical topics.
Our MA course will allow you to build upon existing historical interests, while also acquiring new expertise in a range of exciting historical topics. At the same time, the course places great weight on key research techniques, helping you to develop and enhance the skills that historians use when approaching the past.
Why study this course with us?
The MA in History is taught by a range of different historians, all of whom possess expertise in the latest historical theories and approaches. Our academics also have broad chronological and geographical interests, which help to make this both a stimulating and varied course.
You will be able to dip into the history of the Medieval and Early Modern periods or, if you so wish, explore more recent examples of the past. British, wider European and American history also feature prominently in the course, which confirms the Department’s belief in exploring the multiplicity and variety of history.
A 2:1 honours degree in history or any relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification is required. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully.
From a teaching college, to becoming the University of Chester, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead. Through the work of...more