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About the course

About this course

This innovative MA in Modern History thinks about how the past is ‘applied’ in the modern world.

  • Gain a deeper understanding of history
  • Undertake intensive work with archival material
  • Learn from academics at the cutting edge of their discipline
  • Master the skills of research, analysis, argument and writing

History at LJMU is consistently rated highly by our students and graduates. Indeed our History degree was named 9th best in the 2020 Guardian University league Table. Embarking on this course you will join a vibrant postgraduate community within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, be taught by research active teaching staff and study modules including: Second World War film and cinema, modern internationalism and slavery in Liverpool.

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Entry Requirements

You will need:
•minimum 2:1 honours degree in History, or a related subject. If a dissertation or extended essay forms part of the degree programme you must have achieved 65% or above in that component. Appropriate indicators may include: one reference and academic transcripts or their equivalent
•All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications

Additional information
•Samples of written work and/or an interview may also be requested

•IELTS score of 6.5, with a score of 7 in written work


Please see the LJMU website for details.

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