History Mres

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 23,219

Course Accredited By


  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The MRes in History will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your research skills and complete an extended research project. You will acquire advanced skills in historical research methods in the first semester of our course which will prepare you for your extended dissertation.
  • Before you begin this course, you will have the opportunity to identify a potential supervisor from within the department based on the specific interests and expertise of our staff.The core of the degree will be an extended piece of research in which you will pursue a major independent research project of your own choosing. This gives you the flexibility to shape your own course and produce a piece of written work to a standard that might form the basis of a publication.
  • The course will equip you with the skills needed for historical research at doctoral level. You will also have the opportunity to develop your competence in communication, self-management and planning which will enhance your attractiveness to potential employers.
  • This course can be studied part-time over two years.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 degree in history or another relevant discipline.
  • We also welcome applicants who can supply evidence of substantial alternative research training and experience.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Core modules

  • Historical Research, Historical Writing
  • MRes Dissertation

Option modules (full-time)

Choose one option module from:

  • Mastering Medieval Sources / Latin (ab initio)
  • The Holocaust - A Genocide: Mass Murder in Comparative Perspective
  • Families and Communities in England and Wales, c. 1600-1900
  • The City in History
  • Victorian Society
  • Directed Reading Module

Option modules (part-time)

Choose one option module from:

  • Landscapes and Identities in Medieval and Early Modern England
  • Global Cities: the View from Asia
  • American Freedoms
  • After The Holocaust - History and Memory in Postwar Germany
  • Global History: comparative and connected approaches
  • Religious Conflict and Coexistence
  • Doctors, Disease and Pandemics: Patients and Practitioners
  • Directed Reading Module
  • UK and EU Students 
  • This is the total course fee. 
  • Starting in September 2021 
  • MRes: £8,190
  •  If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. 
  • This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee. Find out more about scholarships and funding. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? 
  • Find out if you’re eligible.

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