Centre for Urban history

Postgraduate programmes

Available degrees

The Centre for Urban History offers Masters in Urban Conservation (accredited by hr Institute for Historic Building Conservation) and in Urban History (as a pathway of MA History). You can also study for a Masters by Research or PhD/MPhil.

1-2 years, full or part-time

This is for you if... you are fascinated by the history of towns, cities and the built environment, by urban identities and cultures.

Why Study with Us?


Our MA programmes are taught through a variety of seminars, lectures, practical classes and day trips to help you develop your knowledge.


We are an internationally known postgraduate research centre delivering specialists MAs. Our outstanding research extends from Leicester to Mumbai and beyond, from 18th century to the present so you are taught by leading experts.


Our Master's courses are available on a full or part-time basis, starting in late September each year.


The University Library houses an exceptional urban history collection which is international in scope.

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