The University of Sheffield
Key Course Facts
Explore the political divisions and cultural uncertainty created by the great revolutions, the mobilisations and resistance of the two world wars and the transnational forces of empire and globalisation.
Historians have long been fascinated by modernity and the societies to which it gave rise. The MA Modern History explores these changes, allowing you to investigate the political cleavages and cultural uncertainty unleashed by the great revolutions, the mobilisations and resistance of the two world wars and the transnational forces of empire and globalisation.
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Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Modern History, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in history or another humanities or social science discipline. You may be asked to supply examples of previous written work. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of The University of Sheffield in top UK and global rankings.
About The University of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield is a government funded research university based in Sheffield, England. The university’s vision is to change the world for the better through the power and application of ideas and knowledge. This university does not have campuses, but instead approximately 430 buildings that are located quite close to each other in Sheffield’s metropolitan city centre.
Student composition of The University of Sheffield
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Modern History MLitt||University of St Andrews||82%||0%||0%||£9900||£20370||202||St Andrews||On campus Full-time|
|Modern History & Culture MA (PG)||Edge Hill University||82%||0%||0%||£7000||£13500||202||Ormskirk||On campus Full-time|
|Modern History MA||The London School of Economics and Political Science||82%||0%||0%||£15216||£23520||202||London||On campus Part-time|
|Modern History MA||Swansea University||82%||0%||0%||£7850||£16650||202||Swansea||On campus Full-time|
|Modern History MA||University of East Anglia||82%||0%||0%||£7850||£16400||202||Norwich||On campus Part-time|
|Early Modern History MA||Birkbeck, University of London||82%||0%||0%||£9030||£16380||202||London||On campus Full-time|
|Modern History MA||Aberystwyth University||82%||0%||0%||£7000||£14700||202||Aberystwyth||On campus Part-time|
|Early Modern History MA||University of East Anglia||82%||0%||0%||£7850||£16400||202||Norwich||On campus Part-time|
|Modern History MA||The University of York||82%||0%||0%||£8040||£18240||202||York||On campus Full-time|
|Early Modern History MA||The University of York||82%||0%||0%||£8040||£18240||202||York||On campus Full-time|