University of Sheffield

Department of History

MA in Nineteenth-Century Studies


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Nineteenth-Century Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This interdisciplinary MA, designed for those with a background in History or Literary studies, provides an opportunity to explore nineteenth-century society and culture from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Taught by members of staff in History, English and Modern Languages, the topics covered extend across the entire breadth of the 'long nineteenth century' from 1789 to 1914, encompassing a variety of countries and national perspectives.

The MA is run in association with Sheffield's Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, an interdisciplinary Centre of research excellence that encompasses scholars from across the university and which has strong established links to the Sheffield City Archives, the Ruskin Museum, the Mappin Art Gallery and the Weston Park Museum.

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 7.0 (with no less than 6 in each part), or TOEFL 87 (IBT), or equivalent

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 12160 GBP

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