Dr Jonathan Fitzgibbons - Programme Leader
Dr Fitzgibbons is a historian of early modern Britain. As programme leader for MA History, he teaches an optional module on Tudor and Stuart political culture. His research interests include the intellectual and constitutional history of Civil War Britain and the memory of trauma and conflict in the early modern world.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Welcome to MA History
How You Study
Students will be encouraged to take an active part in the academic life of the School by attending events and research seminars organised by the School of Humanities and Heritage and by research groups in the College of Arts.
Members of staff on the programme are involved in the ‘Global and Transregional Studies Research Group’ which runs events for researchers and students across the College of Arts, including a lively interdisciplinary seminar series
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
The skills and knowledge acquired from studying history are valued by many professions. This programme aims to develop the advanced knowledge and expert research skills valued in both the public and private sectors.
As effective writers and communicators, historians can go on to careers in journalism, communications, and marketing. Research and organisation skills produce outstanding librarians, information managers, and researches, while many historian graduates also go on to complete additional study to become lawyers, diplomats, and public officials.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Conservation of Cultural Heritage
Conservation of Cultural Heritage enables students to gain hands-on experience while being taught by experts in the field.
MA by Research History provides a supportive academic environment in which to conduct in-depth study and research.
Students are able to learn a range of research methods used within medieval studies and develop skills such as palaeography and Latin.