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  History MA by Research


University of Exeter    Archaeology and History

Full time & Part time September Research Only, MA 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
History & Archaeology (19)

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Unleash your passion for history with the History MA by Research programme at this prestigious institution. Dive into a vibrant academic community led by renowned historians, offering a diverse range of research expertise spanning from the medieval era to the 20th century. With a focus on British, European, American, African, and Indian history, you'll explore a rich tapestry of historical narratives across two campuses. Benefit from cutting-edge facilities, including the Digital Humanities Lab, extensive library holdings, and specialised research archives. The programme's emphasis on collaboration and interdisciplinary research ensures a comprehensive and enriching academic experience. Upon completion, you'll be equipped for a successful career in academia or various other fields. To join this esteemed programme, a minimum 2.1 Honours degree in History or a related field is required, showcasing your dedication to historical scholarship. Don't miss this opportunity to delve deep into the past and shape your future with the History MA by Research.

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Overview

  • A lively and dynamic group that boasts some of the leading academic historians in the country
  • Our staff provide postgraduates with a considerable breadth of experience and research expertise across the full range of the discipline
  • Among the upper ranks of History departments in the UK
  • All members of staff are research active and research and publish at the highest level
  • We range in time from the early medieval period to the late 20th century with particular strengths in the history of Britain and continental Europe, but also focus on the history of the United States, Africa, and India

Research overview

History is located across two campuses, with our Penryn Campus in Cornwall focusing on public history and the environment and our Streatham Campus in Exeter covering medieval history, early modern socio-economic history, maritime history, modern British politics and policy, global and medical histories.

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Entry Requirements

Students applying to enter into the MA by Research will require a minimum 2.1 Honours degree in History or a related degree, with a minimum 2.1 grade in the undergraduate dissertation. Students with degrees in related subjects will be considered on an individual basis.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.




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