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MA (by Dissertation) History

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

We offer supervision for our MAD in History in a range of topics from the period c.1500 to the present day, with particular focus on themes linked to our seven research clusters and three centres. Our research clusters cover several themes, including: Africa and its diaspora; early modern perspectives; cultures of class; women, gender and sexuality; health, medicine and community; political cultures and citizenship; and war, memory and life stories. We also house centres for Bibliographic History, Public History, and Digital History, enabling us to offer students additional expertise in these specific areas

We also have particular expertise in the following geographical areas: Britain (including local and regional history), Europe, the United States, Russia, Brazil, Southern Africa and Britain’s Asian Empire. We take pride in providing excellent research training and careful supervision in a friendly atmosphere, with good staff-student relationships.

We have excellent links with the research community, both in the UK and worldwide and many of our graduates have gone on to teach in higher education institutions. Others have found employment in archives, research, managing research funds, other forms of educational provision, the Civil Service, the National Health Service, and management.

Application deadline

17 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,230per year

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

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 90 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    105 54%

    57th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    35th

    2

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