Prospective postgraduates

MSc in History (Online Learning)

Join our flexible online History Masters programme and gain a graduate degree from a world-leading university. History at Edinburgh is currently ranked 22nd among all History departments in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024).






About the programme

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Choose from courses that span a range of countries, themes, time periods and methodologies, delivered by active researchers in the field. Study at a pace that suits you and in a way that fits around your ongoing work or personal commitments.

How the programme is delivered

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Learn more about our teaching methods, collaborative learning, the amount of time required to study and technical requirements.

Support and resources

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From academic members of staff and support co-ordinators, to specialist subject librarians and other advisory services, we’ll help you to get the best out of your studies.

Personal and professional development

Our students take the programme for personal fulfilment as well as professional and academic development.

Applying to study

Find out about fees, the application process and entry requirements, and apply to become a student at the University of Edinburgh.

Virtual open days

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We offer live and interactive online sessions which enable you to hear from and talk to our programme staff.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the MSc in History (Online Learning), don't hesitate to get in touch.