Graduate School

MSc in History

The taught MSc in History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through taught courses and independent research.

Programme description

The taught MSc in History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through taught courses and independent research.

Programme structure

The programme involves two semesters of teaching followed by an individual research project.

Resources

Edinburgh offers an unparalleled combination of resources and expertise for the study of the past.

Postgraduate community

Our postgraduate community is international, making the School the ideal environment for you to share ideas, collaborate on research, gain new perspectives and meet like-minded individuals.

Entry requirements

Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in History.

Apply online

You will need to complete an online application which includes supplying a degree certificate, transcripts, references and other supporting documents.

Scholarships and funding

Find out about possible funding opportunities which may be available to you.

Fees and costs

Find out how much your programme of study will cost and find out about our Graduate Discount Scheme.

Careers

Our students have a variety of career paths in mind.

Contact us

If you have any questions about studying MSc History, don't hesitate to get in touch.

The University also offers an innovative online programme, allowing you to take advantage of Edinburgh’s remarkable range of historical expertise from the comfort of your own home. Thanks to our e-learning tools and extensive digital resources, you can gain a world-class postgraduate qualification without the expense of relocating.

The Online MSc in History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through an innovative online platform; with a variety of courses available to cater for a wide range of interests. Find out more on our Online MSc in History website.