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Rank: 200 (TCUG)
Study mode distance learning
Start Date: 2021/02/01
Duration: 30 months
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This MA in History provides theoretical and practical training in major themes in local and regional history, research methods, project planning and writing. You'll explore aspects of British and Irish local and regional history between 1750 and 1950, and be introduced to the key themes of poverty and welfare, crime and policing, the role of families, urban history, religion and industrialisation. Using our world-class collection of online primary source materials, you'll be encouraged to produce an independent research project on a topic of your choice. Key features of the course
- Develops your ability to present a sustained argument in clear, logical prose
- Builds your skills of analysis, critical thinking and practical research
- Provides a firm foundation for further research studies
- Applicable to a wide range of careers.
You must hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent), preferably with at least a 2:1 classification to study our MA in History. Although your degree does not need to be in History or a closely related subject, you will need some knowledge of the subject to successfully complete this qualification, as the MA in History assumes all candidates have the knowledge and skills usually acquired by pursuing the subject at undergraduate level. If your degree or background is not in history or a related subject, we strongly recommend that you complete the preparatory work listed in the Entry requirements for MA History part 1 (A825) If you’re in any doubt about the suitability of your qualifications or previous experience, please contact us before you enrol.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum score of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The Open University in Northern Ireland.