School of History, Philosophy and Culture

  • History (MA)

    Induction timetable

    Here is a list of the induction events involving MA History students. 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.

    Event Time Location

    Monday 14 September

    Module Registration Information
    The deadline is on Friday at 5pm
    Please start looking at the information from today
    All week, deadline Friday at 5pm

    The Student Information User Guide

    Step by Step video instructions to adding your modules

    Tuesday 15 September

    Library Tour 15:30-16:30 Online, live on Google Meet

    Wednesday 16 September

    Subject Meeting 13:00

    Online, live on Google Meet

    Thursday 17 September

    Module Registration deadline
    Please read the information below carefully about adding your optional modules

    Deadline at 5pm

    The Student Information User Guide

    Step by Step video instructions to adding your modules

    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 Poppy Hoole
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Jo Akers
    Programme Administrator Mr Mike Wilson +44 (0)1865 484220

    Recommended Reading for MA History

    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

    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