|Study location||United Kingdom, Liverpool|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
BA in History or a related discipline (UK classification 2.1 or above, or international equivalent)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
This absorbing MA gives you the opportunity to study and reflect on major 20th century events, such as total war, the rise and fall of communism, the collapse of the European empires, the changing place of women in western society and the decline of traditional religious belief.
You’ll be able to:-
- explore the features that made the twentieth century unique
- study social and political developments that most defined the character of the twentieth century
- focus in-depth on particular countries or themes that interest you
- develop the research skills needed to complete your 15,000 word dissertation on the topic of your choice
This programme will appeal to a wide range of students, including those who’ve recently or have decided to return to university later in life.
The structure of the course provides a good grounding for those intending to proceed to doctoral research.
Students study two 30-credit core modules and four 15-credit research training modules, culminating in a 60- credit dissertation.
Our programmes are designed to provide students with a wide range of transferable skills. Our History taught programmes are designed to meet the training requirements of the AHRC and the ESRC and thus to equip you for further study towards an MPhil/PhD. However, our MA students go into a wide range of professions, including media, public sector management and school teaching, as well as academia.
Our vocational Masters in Archives and Records Management has a highly successful record with 90%of students in recent cohorts obtaining professional posts within six months of graduation. Our research students have a good record of finding academic posts or postdoctoral fellowships. Recent doctoral students hold posts at universities such as London, Nottingham and Manchester.