This programme provides research training that will prepare you to undertake research in the field of economic and social history. Its particularly useful if you want to convert to the study of economic and social history, or if you have already studied in this area and wish to improve your skills. It is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council as providing the requisite research training for a PhD so you can apply for funding for the MA to be the first (training) year of a four-year PhD.
This programme provides research training that will prepare you to undertake research in the field of economic and social history.
You will study five core modules (full descriptions available below):
Introduction to Social Research Research Design Social Research Methods I Social Research Methods II Historical Methods Many of the core modules are delivered at a wider level, so you will study with students from the School of Social Sciences as well as those from the Department of History.
You will then choose one of the following options:
Approaches to Twentieth Century British History Economics of War Globalisation since 1945 You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.