School of History, Philosophy and Culture

  • History (MA)

    Induction timetable

    Here is a list of the induction events involving MA History students. All events are on Tuesday 17 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.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location

    Tuesday 17 September

    Subject Meeting 11:45-12:45 CLC G30, Clerici Building, Headington Campus
    Welcome Lunch 13:00-13:40 T300, Tonge Building, Headington Campus

    Student Card Collection - only for those students who still need a card.

    13:45-14:30

    Student Central, John Henry Brookes building, Headington Campus

    Visa enrolment - for students who require a study visa.

    13:45-14:30

    Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes building, Headington Campus

    PIP Introduction Drop-in from 14:30-15:30 JHB404, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Library Tour 15:30-16:30 Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, 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 Thomas Robb
    Student Support Coordinator Miss Debbie Wedge
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Jo Akers
    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-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
    Theories, Methods and Practices in History Claus, P. and Marriott, J. (2017). History: An Introduction-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-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
    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-Theory, Method and Practice. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge
    Waddington, K. (2011). An Introduction-the Social History of Medicine: Europe Since 1500. London: Palgrave MacMillan

    Please Note

    Elective modules must recruit at least three students in order-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-Thursday. However some modules may be taught earlier in the day. Precise details relating-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 Thomas Robb T513 48 3706