What Will You Study

This degree is designed to provide you with the general and specific training necessary to pursue research at postgraduate level, either as a means of developing professional, transferrable skills or as a step to further research. Our curriculum develops both theoretical and conceptual understanding and practical skills ranging from Information Technology to Medieval Latin depending on your individual needs. It is structured so you can either take four modules and a 25,000 word dissertation or six modules and a 15,000 word dissertation.


(Subject to change, and not all available in a given year)

  • Researching and Writing History
  • History for Life
  • Advanced Social History
  • Historical Approaches to Locality and Region
  • Advanced Cultural History
  • Advanced Political History
  • Beyond the Text: Literature, Image and Voice as Historical Evidence
  • Digital Humanities              
  • Sources for Medieval History and Palaeography
  • Medieval Latin Translation for Historians
  • Landscape and Heritage
  • Historical Consultancy
  • School Placement Project