|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 from a UK or overseas university
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.
The settling of the New World, industrialisation and the French Revolution transformed the way people thought and lived. This course explores that momentous period in detail, looking at the economic, political, social and cultural changes seen throughout the world between c.1500 and c.1800.
Events such as the British civil wars, the settling of the ‘New World’, the early stages of industrialisation, and the French Revolution transformed the way people thought and lived.
This MA allows you to explore this momentous period with a group of internationally renowned scholars.
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 an economic, political, social or cultural aspect of the period between c.1500 and c.1800.
Ways of Seeing: Art, History and the Renaissance
Burying the White Gods: Indigenous People in the Early Modern Colonial World
Universal Reform in Revolutionary England: Exploring the Hartlib Papers
Eighteenth-century Print Culture
Language and Society in Early Modern England
Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Early Modern Europe
Bibliographical and source-based exercises
Dissertation (15,000 words)