The School of History at Queen Mary, University of London is an exciting, friendly, diverse community of scholars, which stretches from first year undergraduates to senior professors.
We give careful consideration to every application to join that community.
To apply for a Masters (MA) at the School of History, you’ll need to complete a form on the Queen Mary website.
Simply select the relevant application form for the MA that you’re interested in from the list below.
MA Modern and Contemporary British History
Leo Baeck Institute MA European Jewish History
MA History of Political Thought and Intellectual History
|MA Global and Imperial History||Full time application form||Part time application form|
If you are unable to access the online form or would prefer to submit a paper application, please contact the Admissions team.
Phone: +44 (0)20 7882 5533
The Admissions team will also be able to help with advice, or if you have any difficulty using the online application form.
International applicants are welcome to contact one of our authorised local representatives for assistance with making an application.
They will guide you through the application process and can upload online documents, or scan and send your completed paper application form direct to Queen Mary. They do not charge for their services.
Admissions requirements for an MA in History vary depending on the course you are applying for.
For more information, read our full list of admissions requirements.
Before applying you will need to ensure you have the following documents:
If you have not yet completed your degree please provide a transcript of your results achieved to date
Please provide two references from your previous academic institution on headed paper. If you have left university it is acceptable to provide one academic and one employer reference.
Proof of English language ability for international applicants from non-English speaking countries
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Statement of purpose
Your statement of purpose should explain why you want to study your chosen programme and how it will help your life and career. This should typically be one side of A4 paper.
In addition to the documents listed above, international applicants should provide evidence of English language ability (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL).
Admissions Tutors will consider your completed application form. Providing you have included all the required documentation, we aim to inform you of a decision on your application within four weeks of receipt.
We are always keen to hear from potential applicants. To discuss future or current applications, please contact the Admissions team:
Phone: +44 (0)20 7882 5533