Students in the library

Courses and Specialisms

We offer three diverse Masters (MA) degree courses. 

MA courses

Whichever MA you opt for, you can shape your degree to your interests thanks to the broad choice of optional modules.

Beyond our specialist MA programmes, the School of History has particular strengths in the following areas:

American History

Cultural History

European Jewish History 

Global and Imperial History 

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Middle Eastern Studies 

Modern and British Contemporary History

Further information

As well as providing detailed descriptions of courses and modules, we have compiled practical information about fees and funding, how to apply for an MA, opportunities for employment and further study and what to expect from your MA experience.