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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Learn to deploy ideas and information to show conceptual grasp and to shape argument
  • Work towards a 30,000 word dissertation on a topic agreed between you and your supervisor
  • Study on a course that is ideal if you want to pursue a specific topic or research area in detail

The course is designed to support students who wish to independently research in-depth a particular historical topic of interest.

How you learn

You will be able to demonstrate key critical and analytical skills, including the ability to articulate knowledge and understanding of sources, texts, concepts and theories relevant to the topic.

You learn through:

  • a series of workshops
  • independent research
  • research methods training

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • teaching
  • media
  • journalism
  • marketing
  • editing
  • publishing

The course also provides an established route into a PhD and an academic career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 90 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    103 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%



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