Queen's University Belfast


Course Name History
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 19364 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time or 3 years part-time..

Learning and Teaching
Afternoon Only.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in History (single or combined Honours). In exceptional circumstances the holder of a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent qualificat...

Number of Places 30

Expand+History highlights
Our modules complement each other in order to develop knowledge and skills amongst students. A placement option is available for students on MA History.

Industry Links
•A placement option is available for MA History students...

Course Content

Expand+The MA History programme at Queen’s has been redesigned to offer all its existing strengths in an innovative package of modules that challenges students to develop their knowledge and skills. Students will be taught by leading experts in public his...

Subjects Taught

Expand+MA History consists of six taught modules and a dissertation.

MHY7090 - Pathways Through History
Students are introduced to historiographical pathways followed by Queen’s staff and examine some of the grand debates that have taken place withi...

Assessment Method Assessment is by coursework: essays, written projects, oral presentations, class contributions.

Critical commentaries on primary sources

Power Point presentations

Practical work on documents or internship-related assessment

20,000-word dissertation
Careers or Further Progression

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The MA can be regarded either as an end in itself, culminating in the distinction of having obtained a postgraduate degree and enhanced your employability skills as a researcher, or as a stepping stone to the higher re...

Further Enquiries Dr Marie Coleman
Senior Lecturer
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics -
The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
Email: m.coleman@qub.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3255
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