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Full time & Part time October Other 2 years full-time; 3 years part-time

About the course

In the 2014 REF, 97% of our research was rated as being at least of international quality, ranking us among the best of new university History departments. This degree is hosted in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduate School.

We are a group of 18 historians specialising in the period from the late eighteenth century to the present. We have research clusters in

  • imperial and global history
  • economic and business history
  • women's and gender history
  • European history
  • popular culture and politics in Britain

How you learn

Your supervisory team includes a Director of Studies and one or more second supervisors with expertise and interest in your research area. However, much of the work for your degree will be carried out independently, and you will need the initiative, motivation and

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Entry Requirements

Please contact the relevant faculty to enquire about the entry requirements for this MPhil. Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability.

All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.

You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes. Find out more about the University’s research areas and staff or search for members of staff by keyword.


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