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English Local and Family History MA
1-2 years, full- or part-time
This if for you if... you are fascinated by regional identities, society and landscape, and historical ecology and you wish to learn historical research techniques.

Why Study with Us?


Our MA programmes are taught through a variety of seminars, lectures, pratical classes, day-trips and a week long residential field course to help you develop your knowledge.


We are an internationally known postgraduate research centre delivering specialist MAs. Our outstanding research was very highly rated by the Research Excellence Framework in 2014; our research ensures that you are taught by leading experts.


Our Masters programmes are available on a full or part-time basis, starting in late September each year.


The University Library houses an exceptional local history collection covering all counties of England and Wales, and includes not only recent publications but also volumes dating back to the sixteenth century.