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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course description

The MRes in History will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your research skills and complete an extended research project. You will acquire advanced skills in historical research methods in the first semester of our course which will prepare you for your extended dissertation.

Before you begin this course, you will have the opportunity to identify a potential supervisor from within the department based on the specific interests and expertise of our e core of the degree will be an extended piece of research in which you will pursue a major independent research project of your own choosing. This gives you the flexibility to shape your own course and produce a piece of written work to a standard that might form the basis of a publication.

The course will equip you with the skills needed for historical research at doctoral level. You will also have the opportunity to develop your competence in communication, self-management and planning which will enhance your attractiveness to potential employers.

This course can be studied part-time over two years.

Careers and employability

Our MRes in History will offer you a very strong competitive advantage and career choices and your future salary can be considerably enhanced by postgraduate qualifications.

A postgraduate degree in history provides you with a wide range of skills including:

  • critical analysis of textual, visual, and material evidence
  • statistical analysis and database design
  • advanced written and oral presentation skills
  • time management and independent working on a large-scale research project

As an MRes student in the department, you will also have the opportunity to plan meetings and conferences and get involved with the intellectual community of historians at Leicester.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,825overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 93

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    124 60%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    67th

    12

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