University of Cambridge Postgraduate Study

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Modern British History

University of Cambridge Postgraduate Study

Field of Study:History, General
Length:9 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $49,072

Tuition cost is converted from £28,893.



The MPhil in Modern British History offers students an exciting and intellectually stimulating course, combining research skills and in-depth understanding of the development and latest innovations within modern British history. At its core, the MPhil provides the opportunity to shape your own intellectual trajectory and questions through undertaking your dissertation in consultation with leading historians in the field. The tailored, individual and closely supervised dissertation work is complemented by the important place in the course for group work and the creation of a supportive intellectual community. You'll emerge with excellent skills for undertaking advanced research, and a degree that will be highly valued in institutions across the world. The advanced research and writing skills gained will also be of immediate use in a wide variety of occupations.

"British" will be understood in the widest sense of the word, ie encompassing the relations between England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, as well as with European, imperial and Atlantic history. This course will consider established methodologies in social, political and cultural history, as well as innovative approaches in modern history and historiography. The period covered will be ca. 1700 to the early 21st century.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Bachelor degree (Honours) or 4 years Bachelor's without Honours or Baccalaureat / Bachelier (first-cycle degrees in Quebec province (3 years) (except McGill University)) or Bachelor degree (Honours) or Bachelor's without Honours (3-4 years with 120 credits) from McGill University or First Professional Degree / Grade Professionnelle (titles include Doctor of Dental Medicine / Surgery, Doctor of Medicine and Juris Doctor) with a grade of 3.3/4, 3.3/4.3, B+, 7/9 (York University)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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