MA History by Distance Learning
This two-year History by Distance Learning programme from University of Birmingham offers you the opportunity to explore a number of historical themes, drawing on the Department of History’s broad range of expertise.
|Part-Time Duration:||2 years|
|Tuition Fee:||£5,085 per year|
You may pursue one of five pathways through the History by Distance Learning programme from University of Birmingham:
- Contemporary History
- Global History
- Medieval Studies
- Modern British Studies
- Early Modern History
Your chosen pathway will determine your choice of core modules and the theme of your dissertation, but you also have the opportunity to study two optional modules in other areas which suit your particular interest.
Birmingham’s Department of History is ranked the best in the country*, with 87% of its research rated as world leading or internationally excellent in terms of its quality. Research in the department spans the medieval to the modern, including topics such as China’s Middle Period, the material culture of the early modern household, and non-governmental organisations in modern Britain.
This research expertise is evident within our teaching within our programmes drawing on the diverse regional and chronological expertise available in the Department of History.
- Mass Society and Modernity 1914-1945
- Globalisation since 1945
- Global Histories: Comparisons and Connections
- The Making of the World: Themes in Global History
- Approaches to Medieval Studies
- Understanding Medieval Documents
“The transition from undergrad to postgrad can be a big step up in terms of workload and what is expected of you, but there is so much support available to you as a postgrad student, from academic writing support (if you’ve been out of education for a few years or just want a bit of extra help) to mental health and wellbeing services. The careers support is fantastic – the uni puts on employer fairs throughout the year and you have access to one on one support from the Careers Network team, who can help you develop your skills ready for your next step!”
Emma Sutton // PhD Psychology
Your degree will provide excellent preparation for employment and this will be further enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University.
The University’s Careers Network provides advice and information specifically for postgraduates that will help you to develop an effective career and skills development strategy, and to make the most of your time with us at the University. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated careers and employability team to deliver local support.
In addition to a range of campus-based events and workshops, Careers Network provides extensive online resources, and comprehensive listings of hundreds of graduate jobs and work experience opportunities.
You will also be able to access our full range of careers support for up to two years after graduation.
- You will need an Honours degree in a relevant subject, normally of an upper second-class standard.