|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or other humanities or social science discipline
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Contemporary politics shows that there is more need than ever for critical understanding of the formative political, social, economic and intellectual trends in American history.
This MA allows you to study the historical development of the United States from the first encounter between Europeans and Native Americans in the colonial period through to the end of the Cold War.
Our optional work placement module gives you the chance to share your enthusiasm for the subject, working on a project with one of our partners in the arts, culture and heritage sectors.
We’ll give you training in research skills. Supervised by an academic, you’ll research and write a dissertation on a topic of your choice.
Approaches to the American Past
Another Country: America and the Problem of Decolonisation
Burying the White Gods: Indigenous People in the Early Modern Colonial World
A People’s Conflict: The Union and the US Civil War
Eighteenth-century British American Colonies
Bibliographical and source-based exercises
Dissertation (15,000 words)