Masters study in History


Award-winning, research-led teaching in one of the best History Departments in the UK

One of the best universities in the world

Our position has risen in the latest QS World University Rankings. We're in the top 100 as a result of our excellent teaching, outstanding research and international reputation.

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A degree programme to suit you

Our MA degrees are carefully designed to allow you to build a programme that suits your needs: whether you want to progress to a PhD, aid your career development or simply expand your knowledge in your chosen area of history.

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Learn from the best

At Sheffield, you'll be taught by world-leading experts in the field specialising in a wide range of topics from the ancient period to the modern day, and across the globe.

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Your future

An MA degree in history will further develop the range of transferable skills at your disposal. You will be able to focus on the skills that are most important to you. You can enhance your research skills, develop new skills in public history and digital humanities or learn a language. These kinds of skills are why our graduates are successful in both further study and a wide range of careers.

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