University of Sheffield

Department of History

MA Historical Research


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Historical Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in Historical Research provides an excellent preparation for students intending to proceed to research degrees in History. As well as specific research training in history, you will also gain a broad range of transferable skills that will be of value to employers outside academia. The combination of compulsory and optional modules allows you to further your own interests, broaden your field of knowledge and, at the same time, hone the research skills needed for the dissertation.
We offer a work placement module that will allow you to gain vocational experience while you study and University Studentships.


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7 (with no less than 6.5 in each part), or TOEFL 600 with TWE 4.5 (paper based) or TOEFL 250 with TWE 4.5, or TOEFL 100 (iBT) or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): £10,420

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