Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

Our MA in History is taught by world'renowned academics in a vibrant, collaborative atmosphere. The degree is wide ranging and can be tailored to suit your interests. The programme has strengths in cultural, Medieval, Renaissance, American and Middle Eastern history. There are a wide range of modules that cover subjects as varied as the history of emotions to modern British history.

Course Modules

Core modules: History (approaches, methods, challenges); history in action. Optional modules may include: Anti'Semitism and the Holocaust; Church and clergy in late Medieval London (1350'1540); Culture and identity in Renaissance Italy; Dancehalls, Dictators and the Dole; Islam is the solution (the history of modern Islamism); Hollywood and the 2nd World War; Modern Jewish history and culture; Modern girls (gender, culture and society in Britain c.1918'1979); Race, Resistance and Decolonization: Empire and global history in the 20th century; Readings in global history; Selfhood and enlightenment in the long 18th century; The American Presidency; The history of cartography in Medieval Islam and Europe: Surat Al'Ard, Imago Mundi; The Holocaust and beyond: war and post'war Germany; The US'UK special relationship; Islam in Medieval and early modern Iberia.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class Honours undergraduate degree or higher in History or a relevant humanities subject (or overseas equivalent). Applications from mature students are welcomed.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,950  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,450  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,250  Academic year. First year home fees