Department of History

Taught masters degrees (MA) - History

We are a leading international centre of postgraduate teaching and research with a wide variety of expertise to support your studies.

Course prospectus

History MA

Research degrees (PhDs and MPhils)

Research degrees


Postgraduate students form an integral part of our community and are encouraged to take part in all aspects of department life.

Our innovative research-led approach to teaching will not only make your experience an exciting and challenging one, it will also provide you with the skills you need for a rewarding and successful career.

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Doing a masters at Nottingham has pushed me to not only improve the content of my academic writing, but make use of the terrific opportunities here for scholarships and careers support.

Paul Grossman, MA History

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Our research

More information on our research specialisms, projects, centres and networks

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Find out more about facilities including libraries, archives and digital resources

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Find out more about funding opportunities including grants and studentships

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Find out more about personal and academic support available

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Seminars and conferences

Research seminars and events in the Department of History

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Find out about possible career paths for history graduates



Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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