|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.
Historians have long been fascinated by modernity and the societies to which it gave rise.
This course explores these changes, allowing you to explore the political cleavages and cultural uncertainty unleashed by the great revolutions, the mobilisations and resistance of the two world wars, and the transnational forces of empire and globalisation.
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.
Modernity and Power: Individuals and the State in the Modern World
Voices of the Great War: Violence and Experiences in Great Britain and Germany, 1914–1919
A People’s Conflict: The Union and the US Civil War
Sex and Power: The Politics of Women’s Liberation in Modern Britain
Policing the Family: Welfare, Eugenics and Love in Early 20th-century Britain
Stories of Activism, 1960 to the present
Bibliographical and source-based exercises
Dissertation (15,000 words)