As a postgraduate student here you have the chance to work in one of the largest departments of history in the UK and a leading centre for historical research. The 2014 Research Assessment Exercise judged 85 per cent of our research as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent', and a recent survey placed us among the top fifty History departments in the world.

In our exciting and challenging taught MA programmes you'll engage with the latest research of our staff, pursue your academic interests in a dissertation, and develop your skills to a professional level. We offer the following specialised MA degrees:

All of these degrees take 12 month full-time, or two years part-time (learn more about part-time study).