History (Local History) - MA


University of Leicester    History

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
History & Archaeology (19)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of local history with our MA in History (Local History). This programme offers a unique opportunity to delve deep into the interaction between society, families, and landscape. Through comparative methods, you will explore intriguing hypotheses and interpretations, even venturing beyond the British Isles. Enhance your employability and research skills, preparing you for further studies at the doctoral level. With expert supervision and a range of module options, including family and community history, cultural regions, and historical ecology, you can tailor your studies to suit your interests. Entry requirements include a 2:1 degree in history or a related discipline, or demonstrated enthusiasm and competence in the field. Join us and unlock the secrets of the past!

About the course

The course is designed for those who wish to study local history in-depth, with a focus on the interaction between society, families and landscape. You will use comparative methods to test hypotheses and interpretations, which might include comparisons with places outside of the British Isles. The MA degree will enhance your attractiveness to employers and equip you with the necessary training and experience to continue research at the doctoral level.

This is for you if... you are fascinated by regional identities, society and landscape, and historical ecology and you wish to learn historical research techniques.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 degree in history or another relevant discipline.

We also welcome applicants who do not have a degree but who can show enthusiasm and competence by having attended relevant certificated courses, by submitting published work or by writing qualifying essays to a first degree standard.




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