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  • Study Type

    Distance learning & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    History & Archaeology

  • Start Date

    October

  • Course Duration

    2.5 years

  • Course Type

    MA

  • Course Fees

    UK £6,300 (fees can vary depending on which modules you choose).

  • Last Updated

    11 October 2019

This MA in History provides theoretical and practical training in major themes in local and regional history, research methods, project planning and writing. You'll explore aspects of British and Irish local and regional history between 1750 and 1950, and be introduced to the key themes of poverty and welfare, crime and policing, the role of families, urban history, religion and industrialisation. Using our world-class collection of online primary source materials, you'll be encouraged to produce an independent research project on a topic of your choice.

Key features of the course

  • Develops your ability to present a sustained argument in clear, logical prose
  • Builds your skills of analysis, critical thinking and practical research 
  • Provides a firm foundation for further research studies
  • Applicable to a wide range of careers.

Modules

To gain the 180 credits you require for this qualification, you must study the modules in the order shown below and pass part 1 before progressing to part 2:

Compulsory modules

• MA History part 1 (A825)

• MA History part 2 (A826)

You must pass A825 before studying A826.


Visit the MA in History page on the Open University website for more details!

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