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Social and Cultural History - MA


University of Leeds School of History

Full time & Part time September MA 12 months full time; 24 months part time

About the course

This course focuses on the history of people, their societies and cultures. You’ll explore how people have lived and died across a wide range of historical periods and geographies.

Core modules will improve your research skills as well as introducing you to key concepts and issues in social and cultural history. You’ll also choose from a wide range of optional modules, allowing you to focus on societies and periods that are of interest to you.

You could study apartheid in South Africa, communities and castes in India, birth and death in medieval Europe or social movements in the USA. You’ll be able to focus on gender, race and religion as well as other issues that have shaped the lives of individuals and communities.

Taught by expert researchers within the School of History and the 

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) in history, or a degree scheme that includes a significant proportion of history, or a related subject such as cultural studies, literature, or sociology.


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