The University of York
Modern History MA
The University of York

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Business and Management

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of business and management (non-specific) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28000 £30000 £41000
25-75 percentile range £24500 - £35000 £25000 - £37000 £29000 - £52000


Course Description

The programme combines an advanced level introduction to the methodologies and techniques of modern history together with a choice of thematic taught modules which lead to a research dissertation. Students are introduced to a wide range of sources and approaches drawn from the entire span of the early modern period, and thereby gain an unusual breadth of vision which transcends more conventional boundaries. Students are encouraged to participate in the lively scholarly community of the department's active graduate school through attendance at relevant MA seminars, research training sessions and the weekly departmental research seminar.

Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

Accredited by the Association of International Accountants (AIA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Modern History MA at The University of York

50% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
30% Finance Professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Information Technology Professionals

Grading & Study Time

**Research project**

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

https://www.york.ac.uk/study/international/

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

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.

**https:**//www.york.ac.uk/history/postgraduate/taught-ma/ma-modern/

Costs

Tuition Fees Modern History MA

Ireland £9990 year 1
EU £22250 year 1
England UK £9990 year 1
Northern Ireland £9990 year 1
Scotland £9990 year 1
Wales £9990 year 1
Channel Islands £9990 year 1
International £22250 year 1
Ireland £10590 year 1
EU £23900 year 1
England UK £10590 year 1
Northern Ireland £10590 year 1
Scotland £10590 year 1
Wales £10590 year 1
Channel Islands £10590 year 1
International £23900 year 1

Additional fee information

For additional information please see our web pages at: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/fees/

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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.

University Rankings

Positions of The University of York in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of York in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #8 
    • #9 
    History
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #11 
    History
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #37 
    History
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #51 
    History
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

See all 32 university rankings of The University of York

About The University of York

The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.

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14725
postgraduates:
5975
Total:
20700
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