History - MA

Our MA in History offers you the opportunity to advance your explorations of History in a supported and structured programme of study. The broad and comprehensive expertise of our world-leading historians – ranging in time from the Middle Ages to the recent past, and in place from the local Potteries to continental Europe, the US, South Asia and Africa – offers a wide scope for your research pursuits. Developing as a researcher and communicator, you will enjoy support from a passionate and collaborative community, and you will also benefit from access to extensive digital, material and archival research resources.

Month of entry

  • September

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time


Subject area

  • Humanities

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK - Full time £9,800 per year. Part time £5,400 per year.
    International - £19,500 per year.

Duration of study

  • Full time - 1 year, Part time - 2 years

Why study History at Keele University?

Research interests include the history of political violence, medicine, modern empires, social movements, citizenship, economics, migration, gender, religion, digital and print culture
Keele History shares interdisciplinary partnerships with leading research institutes
High staff-to-student ratio enhanced by small-group tutorials and a strong, inclusive research community
Keele is a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) Northwest Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership
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Ashleigh, MA History

"The opportunity to complete a work placement module at Keele University's Special Collections and Archives, helped to develop my connections and also confirmed which career path I wanted to pursue. "

Ashleigh, MA History

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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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