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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Summary

This master's degree in History provides a deep and thorough understanding of past eras, episodes and societies, as well as the skills to conduct research, manage projects, think critically, and influence others - some of the most sought after qualities amongst employers.

Roehampton offers expertise over an extensive range of historical periods from medieval tax systems to the Tudor Court, and modern Europe to the Cold War, and we allow you to choose which ages and historical events you want to specialise in. Roehampton's historians lead the field and you will study with these top scholars to develop research questions of your own.

On this MA History, you will learn how to research in digital technologies as well as traditional methods, which is crucial training for research in the 21st century. By taking modules that hone your research skills, you will be equipped to work with academics who will use their expertise to support and benefit your work, and introduce you to advanced studies in historical topics.

You will complete work placements as part of the programme where you will apply the knowledge and skills you learn in the classroom in the real world. Your work placement might be in public history, such as archives, libraries or museums, or media, community services, heritage and cultural management, or event planning. The University has connections with businesses and employers across London and you will have opportunities to build your professional network that will benefit your career.

Career options

This masters is intended to develop key skills which will be useful for those interested in further academic study, and also for future employment in the creative and heritage industries, e.g. publishing, museums and archives, the media, or any sector that prizes effective research and communication skills.

Different course options

Full time | University of Roehampton | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module provides students with training in a range of the most commonly used methods of historical research. It assumes and builds on prior knowledge and use of key historical methods, most notably archival research and some degree of digital research, and expands these to incorporate more specific methods and skills. Additionally, it incorporates areas students may not have been trained in at undergraduate level, such as the use of digital databases, GIS mapping, different interview techniques, social network analysis, palaeography and prosopography. These advanced research methods promote student development and, most importantly, provide training in the specific context of preparing students for their dissertations, allowing students to apply the skills used in the module and refined in their assessment to their individual historical research projects.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,657

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,151

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university.

University information

Located in south-west London, the University of Roehampton has a 54-acre parkland campus with state-of-the-art facilities, located within 30 minutes of central London. The University has a history dating back over 175 years. Through its oldest College, Whitelands, it has provided higher education to women for longer than any university in the country. Today, it has a thriving range of postgraduate programmes and an excellent research...more

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