History at Leicester

Why study for a Masters at Leicester?

International reputation

We have an outstanding reputation for teaching and research, and the expertise of our staff feeds directly into our teaching, ensuring you are offered a diverse teaching programme and are learning from leaders in their fields. We are also home to two internationally-recognised postgraduate research centres which deliver our specialist MAs:


Our Masters programmes offer a great deal of flexibility as all can be studied part-time, enabling you to combine your studies with other commitments and spread the cost of the course over a longer period. This option is popular with students of all ages and backgrounds.

Dedicated facilities

We have dedicated postgraduate facilities, including audio suites, a map room and specialist libraries covering local and urban history. These facilities help ensure you will be joining a thriving postgraduate community in the School.

New History Lab

We are home to the hugely popular and successful New History Lab. The lab was set up by postgraduates for postgraduates to provide an interactive forum to discuss history and share ideas.

Career prospects

Our courses have been specifically designed to develop a number of skills and offer you many opportunities for career enhancement.

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