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Historical Studies MSc/PgDip


University of Strathclyde School of Humanities

Full time & Part time September PgDip, MSc MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time PgDip: 9 months full-time; 18 months part-time

About the course

Why this course?

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to advanced level study of history while deepening your historical understanding and awareness. You'll gain invaluable research tools and practical skills while studying a range of thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range.

You’re offered a wide choice of classes as well as rigorous training in historical research methods and sources. You can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range. There’s also the possibility of specialising in a particular area such as:

  • international relations history in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • early modern Scottish history

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Entry Requirements

first or upper second-class Honours degree in History or overseas equivalent

For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 6.0) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years.


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