School of History, Philosophy and Culture

  • History (MA)


    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the induction events involving MA History students. All events are on Tuesday 18 September. Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Tuesday 18 September

    Subject Meeting 11:45 to 12:45 CLC G30, Clerici Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Welcome Lunch 13:00 to 13:40 T300, Tonge Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Enrolment 13:45 to 14:30 Abercrombie Building (Ground Floor), Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Introduction Drop-in from
    14:30 to 15:30
    JHB404, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    Library Tour 15:30 to 16:30 Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of Department Professor Joanne Begiato
    Programme Lead Dr Harry Mount
    Course Leader Dr Viviane Quirke
    Student Support Coordinator Miss Poppy Hoole
    Academic Liaison Librarian History Librarian
    Programme Administrator Mr Mike Wilson +44 (0)1865 484220

    Recommended Reading for MA History (core)

    Here are the recommended texts for the Semester 1 compulsory module. More information will be sent to you by the Programme Administrator following your offer of a place on the course. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    P67501 Theories, Methods and Practices in History Claus, P. and Marriott, J. (2017). History: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge
    Jenkins, K. and Munslow, A. (eds.). (2004). The Nature of History Reader. London: Routledge
    Tosh, J. (2015). The Pursuit of History: Aims, Methods and New Directions in the Study of History. 6th ed. Abingdon: Routledge

    Recommended Reading for MA History of Medicine (strand)

    Here are the recommended texts for the Semester 1 compulsory module. More information will be sent to you by the Programme Administrator following your offer of a place on the course. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    P68501 Theories, Methods and Practices in the History of Medicine Burnham, J.C. (2005). What is Medical History? Cambridge: Polity
    Bynum, W.F. and Porter, R. (eds.). (1997). Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine: Volume 1 & 2. London: Routledge
    Claus, P. and Marriott, J. (2017). History: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge
    Waddington, K. (2011). An Introduction to the Social History of Medicine: Europe Since 1500. London: Palgrave MacMillan

    Please Note

    Elective modules must recruit at least three students in order to run. Final confirmation of the modules running will be given at the end of August.

    Programme Timetable

    Modules are usually taught between 18:30 and 21:00, Monday to Thursday. However some modules may be taught earlier in the day. Precise details relating to times and locations of taught modules will be available from Induction Week onwards.

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for MA History.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Dr Viviane Quirke T530 48 3708

    Important Documents to Bring with You

    You will be unable to enrol without the following:

    • Your original degree certificates. If you have yet to be conferred, please ensure that you bring certified transcripts;
    • If English is not your first language, and IELTS was a condition of your offer, please ensure that you bring your IELTS certificate;
    • Photographic ID (current passport or driving licence);
    • Your fees/sponsor letter;
    • For international students, you will need your Passport and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP). For information on collecting your BRP, please click here.
    Please note that we require the original documents, not copies. If you fail to provide the original documents, you will be unable to enrol.